Winnipeg’s North of the 49th Marathon set for August 28th

The annual North of the 49th Marathon will take place on August 28th at Birds Hill Park, near Winnipeg. This is the site where the 1999 Pan American Games Roller Speed Skating marathon was held.


Canadian Outdoor Champs- Entry Form, Hotel & Accommodation Information

The 2011 RSC Outdoor Speed Championships will be at the CITC in Harriston.

Details and updates will be included here.

RSO Series Dates Changed- Stage #1 on June 11th, Stage #2 on June 25th, Stage #4 in Harriston

Please note the following date changes for the 2011 RSO Series. Awards for the previous two outdoor series will be presented on June 11th in Harriston.

  • June 11- RSO #1- Harriston
  • June 25- RSO #2- Toronto
  • July 30- RSO #3- Toronto
  • August 13- RSO #4- Harriston

China (Shanghai) Artistic Roller Skating Grandprix- August 20-21

Attached please find the invitation of China (Shanghai) Artistic Roller Skating Grandprix to be held in August 20-21, 2011 in Shanghai, China. On behalf of Chinese Roller Skating Association, I warmly welcome you send a team to attend this event.

Video- Belgium’s Bart Swings Takes the Points Race in Heerde

This video features Belgium’s Bart Swings taking control and winning a points race in the Netherlands.

In a points race, leading skaters are awarded points during the race as the cross the start-finish line. In a points race, the skaters who accumulate the most points while not getting eliminated earn the highest placements.


2011 RSO Series Dates & Information

The 2011 RSO Series dates have been decided. The series’ events will take place on the following dates at the following venues;

  • May 21– Toronto (Etobicoke)- Father John Redmond Secondary School, 400-meter track
  • June 11– Harriston- Canadian Inline Training Center, 200-meter banked track
  • July 30– Toronto (Etobicoke)- Father John Redmond Secondary School, 400-meter track
  • August 13– TBA (possibly Peterborough)

Pictures from Skate Mexico

Skaters from Ottawa & Montreal traveled to train in Mexico in March. Click here for a photo album.

Photo from Ariba Mo , shared by Taz Vitesse