Skate Mexico 2009

Il Peloton is involved in organizing a training camp in Mexico in March 2009- you can find some information here: Skate Mexico Info now Online…., and also on the Il Peloton events page- view PDF with lots of information.

For the third year in a row, an inline speed skating training camp will be held in Mexico. This year the training camp will take place in Merida, Yucatan. Click here for latest information on the Yucatan Training Camp


2008 group of skaters in Mexico- photo shared by Road Rash Chronicles


IFSA World Championships- August 2009, World Cup Entries

IFSA World Championships
The 2009 Official IFSA (International Freestyle Skaters Association) World Championships, as authorized by the FIRS, are planned to take place in France for the weekend of the 28th, 29th and 30th of August. Click here for more.

World Cup Entries
Registrations for the 2009 IFSA World Cup will open in early 2009 at the IFSA website. Make sure you register to assure your place in the world cup.

For more, including updated rules and information, check the IFSA Sport website.

CCES Doping Control Statistics July-September 2008

Focus on Games Preparation, Policy Review
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) reports a strong quarterly result in its detection and deterrence work, conducting 851 doping controls over the July-September 2008 quarter. [Click here for more]
Préparation pour les jeux, examen des politiques
Le Centre canadien pour l’éthique dans le sport (CCES) a obtenu d’excellents résultats trimestriels en matière de détection et de dissuasion grâce aux 851 contrôles antidopage qu’il a effectués de juillet à septembre 2008. [Cliquez ici pour plus d’informations]

Montreal 24 Hours- June 6th & 7th

The 2009 Montreal 24 Hours event will take place June 6th and 7th.

The event is a 24-hour race featuring skaters in relay teams of up to 10 members. The event takes place on the beautiful and secure Gilles Villeneuve race track in Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal. Nearly 1000 skaters take part in the annual event.

Les dates du 24h 2009.
Décembre 2008 – Le prochain 24h Roller Montreal se tiendra les 6 et 7 juin 2009.

Water Polo Athlete Receives Two-Year Sanction For Cannabis

Water Polo Athlete Receives Two-Year Sanction for Cannabis
(Ottawa, Ontario – December 18, 2008) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Marshall Young, a water polo athlete, has committed a second anti-doping rule violation. [Click here for full article]
Un athlète en water-polo écope de deux années de suspension pour usage de cannabis
(Ottawa, Ontario – le 18 décembre 2008) – Le Centre canadien pour l’éthique dans le sport (CCES) annonce aujourd’hui que Marshall Young, un athlète en water-polo, a commis une deuxième violation des règles antidopage. [Cliquez ici pour l’article]