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2014-05-11 23:02:36

On May 9th, the World Ice Hockey Championship was opened with a unique 3D projection on ice that transformed the rink into a 4K screen. International Hockey Federation entrusted the opening of the most important event of the year – the world championship – to the team from Lithuania 'PM Screen' which is famous for its non-traditional 3D projections. Vilnius, Lithuania (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 On May 9th, the World Ice Hockey Championship was opened with a unique 3D projection on...

2013-12-13 23:27:03

John Harmata, owner of Geppetto’s Skate Shop, says competitive figure skaters can experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers, many of which could have been avoided all together if only the correct information had been available to them. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no governing body to manage the development of guidelines for...

2013-12-10 23:01:54

FASTHockey 360° combines the incredible power of Sport Ngin with market leading video technology. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Sport Ngin announced today that together with FASTHockey.com, the world-wide leader in video streaming solutions for amateur ice hockey, it has launched FASTHockey 360°-- a comprehensive, fully-integrated, digital media platform for premier ice hockey leagues. The solution will feature Sport Ngin League 2.0, a complete retooling of the...

2013-11-26 23:31:59

Protecting young figure skaters is the key goal of new book. John Harmata, author of new book hopes to change the way the world skates, one skater at a time. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Young & adolescent ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no governing body to manage the development of guidelines for skating equipment, i.e. a skater’s skates. After more than three decades of working...

2013-11-19 23:30:00

John Harmata, Geppetto's Skate Shop owner and author of new book looks out for safety of Olympic hopefuls. Competitive figure skaters worldwide experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers; many of which could have been avoided all together if only the correct information had been made available to them. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Ice skaters have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no...

2013-10-30 23:31:46

Geppetto's Skate Shop - Olympic hopefuls: figure skaters can experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers, many of which could have been avoided all together. New book, Anatomy of a Figure Skating Injury has all the answers. Downers Grove, Illinois (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no governing body to manage the development of guidelines for skating...

2013-10-14 23:28:11

The Roller Skating Association’s new “How Do You Roll” campaign encourages families to have fun and get active by roller skating this October in celebration of National Roller Skating Month. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The Roller Skating Association International (RSA) is encouraging families to seek out their local roller skating rinks to find out more about special events, activities and promotions in celebration of National Roller Skating Month (NRSM). This October,...

2013-10-14 23:00:43

When the local Adult Education Center at Buffalo, NY offered a class in fishing over a decade ago, Terry Bandy was the first to sign up. Over ten years later, Bandy is returning the favor by offering his own knowledge and expertise to members of the community. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 "I have had so much success using these techniques that I wanted to share it with other like-minded people," said Bandy, who will be offering the course through the joint efforts...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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