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- Eddy Alvarez took an unconventional path to being a U.S. Olympic flag bearer
Eddy Alvarez won a silver medal as a speedskater at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. He's back in the Olympics representing the U.S. as a baseball player.
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 22 Jul 2021.
- Police launch bid to find hero skaters who used boards to 'subdue' suspected Oxford Circus knifeman
The Met police released an image of the two men, who had rushed to restrain the alleged attacker in London before police arrived on Thursday, and described them as 'immensely brave'.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 4 Jul 2021.
- Tyshawn Jones On The Release Of His Second Adidas Signature Pro Model Skate Shoe, The Tyshawn Low
Tyshawn Jones, the 22-year-old skateboarder from New York City, is known just as much for his stylish street skating
as he is for his sartorial savvy off his board. ...
Forbes. Thursday, 17 Jun 2021.
- Eddy Alvarez tries to add baseball medal to speedskating
Eddy Alvarez can display his medal, along with his mettle.
Fox News. Wednesday, 9 Jun 2021.
- Maple Leafs' John Tavares back on the ice days after scary hit to the head
Toronto Maple Leafs center John Tavares was spotted at the Scotiabank Arena on Thursday morning skating
about a week after taking a devastating hit to the head during the series against the Montreal Canadiens.
Fox News. Thursday, 27 May 2021.
- New Yorkers Are Crazy About Roller-Skating (Again)
The Roxy might be long gone, but skating
meet-ups are everywhere. And some of them predate the pandemic by decades.
New York Times. Wednesday, 26 May 2021.
- Man shoots a woman in the HEAD leaving her with horrific wound in prank gone wrong in Russia
instructor Denis Yegorov, 42, is seen pointing the barrel of a gun at an unidentified woman before shooting her in the head in video captured by a surveillance camera in Moscow on Friday.
Daily Mail. Monday, 24 May 2021.
- Real-life on screen: David Edelstein on biopics
From British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to disgraced figure skater
Tonya Harding, the lives of the famous and infamous have been filming movie screens of late. Film critic David Edelstein discusses this surge in biopics.
CBS News. Saturday, 8 May 2021.
- Paul Van Doren, cofounder of Vans shoes, dies at 90
A focus on custom kicks and an early embrace by SoCal skaters helped him build a multi-billion-dollar brand.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- COVID-19, Fiona Hill, Elfstedentocht
How U.S. health officials and hospitals are handling the COVID-19 coronavirus; Then, Fiona Hill warns about Russian political meddling; And, the outdoor skating
race that brings the Netherlands to a standstill
CBS News. Thursday, 15 Apr 2021.
- With Captivating Performances, Black Figure Skaters Strike More Than Gold
As the Black Lives Matter movement advanced, the ice became a platform for athletes who are also artists.
New York Times. Thursday, 25 Mar 2021.
- TikTok Star Sells Viral Video as NFT for $500,000
Nathan Apodaca, who gained fame after skating
to a Fleetwood Mac song, has joined the NFT craze and is now auctioning off his famous video.
Entrepreneur. Friday, 19 Mar 2021.
- Plus-size skater creates skate club to promote inclusivity of all sizes within the community
ALL SIZES MATTER: A plus-size skater
created a safe place for skaters of all shapes and sizes.
ABC News. Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021.
- Keep an eye out, there's a Mandalorian skating the streets of Los Angeles
Meet Tim Brehmer. He's a fan of "The Mandalorian" who dresses up as the popular character to make people smile across Los Angeles.
ABC News. Thursday, 25 Feb 2021.
- New York City is latest to cut Trump business ties
The Trump Organization has contracts with the city to run skating
rinks, a carousel and a golf course.
BBC News. Thursday, 14 Jan 2021.
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