World Roller Speed Skating Championships Begin Tomorrow, Championnats du Monde de Vitesse Roller Debutent Demain

On behalf of the Canadian skating community, RSC would like to extend the best wishes for great performances to all Canadian skaters, delegates and coaches who have the honour of competing for and representing Canada at the 2012 World Roller Speed Skating Championship in Italy. The competition opens tomorrow.

Athletes: Brett Ellis, Eric Ellis, Paisley Perrie
Support (RSC & Non-RSC): Sergio Almeralla, Tyler Congdon, Ursula Hendel, Leah Kaluta, Alex Perrie

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RSC voudrait souhaiter les meilleurs performances aux patineurs, délégués et entraineurs qui ont l’honneur de représenter le Canada aux Championnats du Monde de Vitesse Roller en Italie. La compétition commencera demain.

Athlètes: Brett Ellis, Eric Ellis, Paisley Perrie
Soutien (RSC et Non-RSC): Sergio Almeralla, Tyler Congdon, Ursula Hendel, Leah Kaluta, Alex Perrie

 

Junior skater Paisley Perrie in practice, Patineuse junior Paisley Perrie en entrainement- photo Paisley Perrie

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Roller sports set for IOC evaluation in Italy ahead of 2020 Olympic bid

September 6 – The International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) is set for its key inspection from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the evaluation event for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games will be the World Speed Skating Championships, which start tomorrow.

Roller sport is one of seven sports bidding to make the 2020 Olympic programme alongside climbing, karate, squash, wakeboard, wushu, baseball and softball, with the latter two likely to make a joint bid.

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