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Trail Etiquette
Mike Ward
March 15, 2019
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Trails, Training

This excerpt comes from FITNESS ON SKATES, how to teach trail fitness. Find a Certified Skate IA instructor near you to learn how to skate with efficiency, power and speed. https://skateia.org/instructors/ There are a few rules that allow for the trail to be ...

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Learn About Ice Cross from Two World Champions

Today, we talk with two ice cross athletes to learn more about this growing sport. Ice cross is kind of like a second cousin to inline marathon skating... many ice cross athletes train on inline skates during the warmer months to prepare for the winter season. And inlin...

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Corie Stoddard – 2018 Women’s Champion
Mike Ward
September 27, 2018
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Featured Athletes

[caption id="attachment_5803" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Photo Credit: Jason Thiel[/caption] NorthShore Inline Marathon (NSIM): Where are you from and how old are you? Corie Stoddard (CS): Tacoma, WA, age 17. NSIM: When did you start skating? And what got y...

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2018 NorthShore Inline Marathon Photos

Packet Pickup and Expo- Photo Credits Jason Thiel NorthShore Inline Marathon Race Day - Photos by NorthShore Inline Photo Crew NorthShore Inline Marathon Start Line - Photo Credits Mike Ward Inline Half Marathon at 47th Avenue East - Photo Credits John Woodward Inli...

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Race Day Report from St. Luke’s
Mike Ward
September 27, 2018
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News

More than 1,600 participants sped towards the finish line last Saturday, proving their endurance and testing their abilities in the 23rd year of the NorthShore Inline Marathon. “It was a fun atmosphere, as expected,” said Dr. Carl Rasmussen, a medical volunteer at t...

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Justin Stelly – Contending for the Win
Mike Ward
September 13, 2018
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Featured Athletes, News

NorthShore Inline Marathon (NSIM): How long have you been skating? Justin Stelly (JS): 27 years NSIM: How did you get into inline speed skating? JS: My uncles would take me with them to the skating rink when I was a little kid. I quickly learned that I love...

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Debbie Wappula and Cancer Can Kiss My Skates at NSIM 2018
Mike Ward
September 13, 2018
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Featured Athletes, News

Debbie Wappula, a survivor of Stage III breast cancer, started inline skating approximately a year from her last surgery and active cancer treatment. Her first time on inline skates was on June 20, 2017. The skates were gifted to her by her friend Katie Stavos, who had ...

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