Skating on Wheels- Article on COC

With the XVI Pan American Games coming up this October, a unique group of teams will represent Canada in Guadalajara, Mexico. All summer long, we profile the nine sports in which Canada competes only at the Pan American Games.

The next time speed skating and figure skating are held at a multi-sport event, it won’t involve sharp blades on a sheet of ice.

When the Pan American Games open in Guadalajara this October, Team Canada will be skating on wheels instead, as part of the Roller Sports competition program. It’s the highest level the sport will be contested – unlike its winter cousin, which has been part of the Olympic Winter Games for a number of years – but that doesn’t mean there are vast differences.

Read more: Skating on Wheels

Korea’s Jeonju International Inline Marathon- September 25th

Dear Sirs,

I am pleased to inform you that 2011 Jeonju International Inline Marathon will be held in Jeonju, Korea on September 25th, 2011. We expect that a number of countries and regions affiliated with FIRS, CARS are planning to participate in this competition and various events will be also performed.

We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us in this opportunity.

If you have any inquiries on the 2011 Jeonju International Inline Marathon, please refer to the attached files and do not hesitate to contact us.

Awaiting to meet all of you in Jeonju, we remain sincerely yours,

Yoo, Joon-Sang
Korea Roller Sports Federation