3/9-Elope on the Slope. Wolverine speed instructor Pam Coletta married teammate Lee Corney and became Pam Corney on Feb. 22, 2005 at a slope-side ceremony in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Pam had to pull up the cast on her broken wrist so that Lee could slip the ring on her finger (snowboard injury). There was a snowflake toss instead of rice and a champagne time was had afterwards. Congratulations to Lee and Pam. Photos of the event here.
3/9-Attend the Motor City Reunion at The Great Skate during the 21 and Over Adult Night on Sunday, March 13th at 8:00pm. Get your groove on and celebrate with skaters from the old Motor City Roller Rink which was located on 9 mile and Van Dyke in Warren as they skate our floor! Check out this link for a nostalgic peek at what it was all about. www.guarnieri.com/motorcity/index.htm
3/7-Here is an article on skating at the Pontiac Silverdome that appeared in the Oakland Press. How many of you have skated for the Wolverines long enough to remember when Mitchell lost his uniform during a crash there and skated by with it flapping behind him from his neck like superman’s cape? I remember him skating by yelling “get my pants! get my pants!” Thanks to the inline planet for the heads-up.
3/3-Traci and Christine Morrison are starting an intermediate speed skating class to be held on Thursdays at the Bonadventure rink from 5:00-6:30pm with power exercises following. The class will be a great time for any current Wolverines to get some extra laps on a narrow track and work on technique stuff that other practices may not offer the same opportunity. The class is also
great for anyone that has had some time off their skates and wants to get back to skating... at a slower pace. And as the class description implies, any skater that has been though the Beginner class and is ready for more should also look to attend.
3/3-NEW-Robb needs the wheel orders turned in asap. Money for uniform deposits and the St. Patrick’s Day meet is due by this weekend.
3/3-NEW-A partial March Practice Schedule is posted here.
2/17-Robb needs to know by Tuesday, Feb. 22 if you are going to the St. Patrick’s Day Invitational in Greencastle, PA. Info at Fast Forward Racing.
2/17-New Roll-On will be put down at The Great Skate Mar. 9. Gum scrapers needed at 8:00pm.
2/9-Don’t forget the Michigan USA Roller Sports 2005 Tour Speed Meet Sunday, Feb. 13 at the Bonaventure Fun Center in Farmington Hills, MI. Doors open at 5:00am and racing starts at 6:00am. Standard division 6-8:30, JO division 8:30-10:15, Relays 10:15-12:00, Awards 12:15.
2/7-Skaters Winter Snow Ball 5 Feb. 19, 2005 7:00pm. Beer, Wine, Food, Live Band, Skaters performing! American Legion Hall Farmington. Proceeds to Childrens Hospital. Advance tickets $10 (under 12 free with paid adult) For tickets contact Mike Smith firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Paypal link on the website. www.skatedetroit.org/swsb
NEW-On January 28-30, 2005, the Star Light Fun Center hosted the inaugural Rolling Warrior Invitational. 270 skaters from eight different states descended on Salisbury, NC to compete against one of the strongest fields assembled thus far in the 2004-2005 season. Report, results, and pictures here.
2/2-No practice on Sat., Feb. 5.
osted – IN JANUARY!!!
2/1-Are the World Games the first step to the Olympics? Interesting article at The Inline Planet.
1/28-The Wolverines will be competing this weekend at the Rolling Warriors Invitational to be held at the Star Light Fun Center in Salisbury, NC. We hope to have a report on the action early next week.
1/26-The Third Annual Walt Disney World Inline Marathon Weekend will take place Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2005. Some 1,700 inline skaters from around the globe are expected to participate in this highly anticipated event at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex. The Marathon and Half Marathon races are set for May 1, 2005 at 6:30am with both start and finish lines at Disney's Wide World of Sports. Participants will skate through two of Disney's world-famous theme parks - Disney-MGM Studios and EPCOT. Registration information here.
1/24-The Wolverine's Darian O'Neil finished 1st in Standard Juvenile Girls at The Palm Beach Challenge last weekend. 300 skaters competed indoors at The Palace in Lantana, FL. Indoor results here.