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- Young skater goes viral performing at Black Lives Matter Plaza
A video of Kaitlyn Saunders skating
on the square opposite the White House has amassed 5 million views.
BBC News. Monday, 29 Jun 2020.
- Elise Christie: Opening pubs before indoor sports is 'backwards'
The decision to reopen pubs and restaurants before indoor sports facilities is "backwards", says speed skater
BBC News. Monday, 29 Jun 2020.
- 'Baby, I don't want that to be you': Rayshard Brooks' wife feared for his safety
An Atlanta police officer shot Rayshard Brooks during a tussle at a Wendy's. The 27-year-old was supposed to take his daughter skating
the next day.
Yahoo. Monday, 15 Jun 2020.
- On this day: Born June 10, 1982 - Tara Lipinski, American figure skater
Leaving the ice with tears of joy after her gold medal-winning free skate at the 1998 Nagano Olympics, a shaking 15-year-old Tara Lipinski shared a sentiment shared by millions watching around the globe: "That was so cool."
Reuters. Tuesday, 9 Jun 2020.
- Scottish grandmother whizzes round skate park on mobility scooter
Amy Penman, from Broxburn, Scotland, shared a comical video of her grandmother putting her skating
skills to the test, riding her mobility scooter at a skate park.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 4 Jun 2020.
- Tony Hawk's Pro Skater is back, as a from-the-ground-up remaster
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater
was one of the games that most attracted us to the original PlayStation - we burned a considerable amount of time and energy into
Pocket Lint. Tuesday, 12 May 2020.
- Skateboarder, 11, becomes first ever to perform 1,080-degree turn
Gui Khury from Brazil shattered the long-standing record by flying off the top of a ramp and completing three full spins in the air before landing cleanly and skating
Daily Mail. Monday, 11 May 2020.
- Lockdown spurs 11-year-old Brazilian to shatter skating record
The closure of schools in Brazil due to the coronavirus pandemic gave 11-year-old prodigy Gui Khury plenty of time to perfect his skateboarding skills as he became the first person to land a 1080-degree turn on a vertical ramp.
Reuters. Sunday, 10 May 2020.
- Will Ferrell crashes Seahawks Zoom meeting as Greg Olsen, still has his incredible skater's body
Some Zoom crashers are much better than others.
Golf Digest. Friday, 1 May 2020.
- 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, 23 Apr 2020.
- Amid coronavirus, parents share home schooling survival tips on Twitter - CNET
Don't panic. Set a schedule. Allow time for indoor roller skating
CNET. Monday, 16 Mar 2020.
- Olympics Hopeful Heimana Reynolds Talks Perception Of Skateboarding And More In AMA
Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games, and Team USA's Heimana Reynolds is currently ranked first in the world among men's park skaters.
Forbes. Tuesday, 10 Mar 2020.
- Cosmopolitan Hovland Plots Unusual Sporting Route From Norway
Norway's sporting heritage is dominated by skiers and skaters, but Viktor Hovland may be about to gatecrash the party.
Forbes. Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020.
- Olympic figure skater Surya Bonaly followed this simple rule to become world champion
Surya Bonaly, the only female figure skater
in history to do a backflip, says she followed one simple rule to become world champion.
CNBC. Wednesday, 6 Nov 2019.
- The 19th-Century Mania for Ice Skating in the Summer
Europeans sought to recreate the luxury of wintering in the Alps with an indoor rink attraction
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 7 Aug 2019.
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