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Do Athletes' Running Styles Change After an Achilles Tendon Rupture? - Medical News Bulletin

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Mon Jan 15 2018 11:03am

Medical News Bulletin

Do Athletes' Running Styles Change After an Achilles Tendon Rupture?
Medical News Bulletin
It plays a crucial role in enabling humans to run by providing power in the ankle muscles for running. However, despite its strength, the Achilles tendon is vulnerable to injury due to the high tension placed on it, particularly during performance ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Pyeongchang 2018: Winter Olympics sports explained - CTV News

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Mon Jan 15 2018 10:52am

CTV News

Pyeongchang 2018: Winter Olympics sports explained
CTV News
Nordic Combined brings together cross-country skiing, with its demand for strength and endurance, and ski jumping, which requires technical mastery and audacity. There are two individual events for men -- normal hill jumping with a 10-kilometre race ...

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New rink entices skaters at Wisner - Norfolk Daily News

Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 10:43am

Norfolk Daily News

New rink entices skaters at Wisner
Norfolk Daily News
ANDREW GUENTHER (center) of rural West Point, and his daughter Grace, 6, take to the ice Sunday afternoon at Wisner's new outdoor rink. LaRayne Topp/Correspondent. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. WISNER — Brisk weather conditions, a roaring ...

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In the Spirit of Giving, Free Skating for Those Who Donate - whotv.com

Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 10:11am

whotv.com

In the Spirit of Giving, Free Skating for Those Who Donate
whotv.com
DES MOINES, IOWA -- It was a chilly morning, but folks at the Brenton Skating Plaza in Des Moines were up early and ready to ice skate. The Brenton Skating Plaza paired up with the Greater Des Moines Partnership, HyVee and WHO Radio to provide free ...

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City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School - Redheaded Blackbelt

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Jan 15 2018 9:36am

Redheaded Blackbelt

City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School
Redheaded Blackbelt
City of Arcata The City of Arcata has received funding for an Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 project that will cover construction costs as well as an education and encouragement program starting in 2018. The need for safety improvements at ...

South Korea's speed skaters face tough competition on home ice - Reuters

Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 9:05am

Reuters

South Korea's speed skaters face tough competition on home ice
Reuters
The hosts are targeting a total of 20 medals at next month's Games, but De Jong is just focusing on getting the best out of his skaters. ”They've got a longer short track history,“ he told Reuters from Seoul. ”Four years ago (in Sochi) they got two ...

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Olympics-Speed skating-Danish inliners take budget route to Winter Olympics - Reuters

Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 8:33am

Olympics-Speed skating-Danish inliners take budget route to Winter Olympics
Reuters
Jan 15 (Reuters) - For most countries the battle for supremacy begins in earnest at next month's Winter Olympics, but when Denmark's trio of speed skaters line up for the mass start in South Korea they will already have achieved their dream. Elena ...

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Olympics-Speed skating-Canada set for multi-pronged assault in Pyeongchang - Reuters

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Mon Jan 15 2018 8:33am

Olympics-Speed skating-Canada set for multi-pronged assault in Pyeongchang
Reuters
LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Canada's speed skating team for the Winter Olympics in South Korea is much stronger than four years ago and will offer medal threats in multiple distances, according to the country's Dutch coach Bart Schouten. Canada won only ...

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Olympics-Speed skating-Dutch talisman Kramer hoping to strike 10000m gold - Reuters

Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 8:33am

Olympics-Speed skating-Dutch talisman Kramer hoping to strike 10000m gold
Reuters
LONDON Jan 15 (Reuters) - The Dutch speed skating team at the Winter Olympics in South Korea is hoping their talisman Sven Kramer can complete his dominance of the longer distances with an elusive gold in the 10,000 metres. The 31-year-old has won the ...

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Olympics-Speed skating-Dutch talisman Kramer hoping to strike ... - Reuters

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Mon Jan 15 2018 8:33am

Olympics-Speed skating-Dutch talisman Kramer hoping to strike ...
Reuters
The Dutch speed skating team at the Winter Olympics in South Korea is hoping their talisman Sven Kramer can complete his dominance of the longer distances with an elusive gold in the 10000 metres.

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Speedskating, UA on track after 2014 debacle - SportsBusiness Daily

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Mon Jan 15 2018 8:00am

Speedskating, UA on track after 2014 debacle
SportsBusiness Daily
Under Armour has worked closely with U.S. Speedskating for four years to turn around the disappointing performance in the 2014 Sochi Games. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES On Feb. 14, 2014, the U.... This is a SportsBusiness Journal article. Perhaps you are not ...

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Anies plans to return 'becak' to Jakarta streets - Jakarta Post

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Jan 15 2018 5:32am

Jakarta Post

Anies plans to return 'becak' to Jakarta streets
Jakarta Post
Jakartans can expect to see the long-banned becak (three-wheeled pedicabs) return to the city's streets with Governor Anies Baswedan signalling plans to bring back the human-powered vehicles. “People in Jakarta still need becak. Hence the city ...

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Public meeting to discuss future of Jersey's skate park - ITV News

Aggressive Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 5:31am

ITV News

Public meeting to discuss future of Jersey's skate park
ITV News
Skateboarders are being invited to have their say on skating in Jersey at a public meeting. On Tuesday 6th February, Jersey's skateboarders are invited to the Town Hall at 7pm. It comes after the skate park was closed one week ago because of safety ...

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Skatepark planned for Weston-super-Mare's Tropicana - Weston & Somerset Mercury

Aggressive Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 4:03am

Weston & Somerset Mercury

Skatepark planned for Weston-super-Mare's Tropicana
Weston & Somerset Mercury
The former lido will become home to halfpipes, ramps and rails for the February half-term, as a pop-up indoor skatepark hopes to 'channel the energy of the youth into something really positive'. Transend Skatepark will be held at the Trop, in Marine ...

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Meeting will discuss rail trail plans for Sullivan - Times Herald-Record

Trails & Parks - Mon Jan 15 2018 2:20am

Meeting will discuss rail trail plans for Sullivan
Times Herald-Record
MONTICELLO — Whether you hike, bike, or just want a place to walk, local rail trails offer scenic jaunts through the Catskills woods – and they're about to see a major expansion. Join local residents and officials for a community meeting to discuss ...

Rail-Trail will close for M-20 bridge work - Midland Daily News

Trails & Parks - Mon Jan 15 2018 1:31am

Midland Daily News

Rail-Trail will close for M-20 bridge work
Midland Daily News
As the beginning of the Karl B. Robertson (M-20) Bridge replacement project draws closer, the City of Midland reminds residents to plan ahead for upcoming trips on the rail trail systems near the bridge. The Pere Marquette Rail-Trail will be closed ...

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Superheroes for Autism hold skating party in Muhlenberg Township - Reading Eagle

Skating - Mon Jan 15 2018 12:13am

Reading Eagle

Superheroes for Autism hold skating party in Muhlenberg Township
Reading Eagle
More than a dozen families met at Fantasy Skating Center in Muhlenberg Township on Sunday for cake, pizza and roller skating. The event was organized by Superheroes for Autism. "I think it's great to get (the kids) out in public," said Amy Doerrman of ...

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Skate-A-Thon hits the ice for the second time - WSAW

Skating - Sun Jan 14 2018 11:52pm

WSAW

Skate-A-Thon hits the ice for the second time
WSAW
"Skater go out and get pledges from sponsors. Usually grandparents, aunt, uncles, they will sponsor them a 'per lap' fee, like 25 cents per lap. And they'll skate as many laps as they can, and that's the pledge they get. Or they get a flat pledge ...

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Canucks' Bo Horvat: Resumes skating - CBSSports.com - CBSSports.com

Skating - Sun Jan 14 2018 11:23pm

Canucks' Bo Horvat: Resumes skating - CBSSports.com
CBSSports.com
Horvat (leg) has begun skating on his own, per head coach Travis Green, and his recovery remains on track, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports. It's been roughly six weeks since Horvat suffered his malady, and a return close to the All-Star ...

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