THE GREAT SKATE                                     1988-2002
6/28-Regional pictures here.
6/24-Jordan Malone was seriously injured in a crash at the Zuerich GP last weekend. If you would like to send a "get well" email you may do so by sending it through Bill Gulledge (Catarina's Dad) at cnwgull@hotmail.comClick here for more.
6/23-Jessica Smith won the Grand Prix race held in Zurich, Switzerland today helped by Theresa Cliff who finished 4th. Details here.  Pictures here.
6/21-Go here for information on the 2002 Indoor Speed Skating National Championships in Lincoln, NE.  Schedule, directions, and things to do while there.
6/18-Theresa and Jess's continuing adventures in Europe took them to Switzerland last weekend for the Sempachersee marathon.  Jess took third while Theresa had trouble on
the last turn.  See a cool picture of them here. Follow their adventures at 2002FIRSWORLDCUP or Salomoninline.
6/18-The Toronto Inline Race Weekend date has been scheduled for Aug. 3-4 instead of the 10-11.  For more info click here.
6/17-Click here for the Official Regional Placements from the  Great Lakes Regional Championships held in Watertown, WI.
6/9-Theresa Cliff and Jessica Smith competed this Saturday in Nice, France at the Nice Grand Prix.  Results and pictures at
6/9-See the Great Lakes Regional Championship Schedule at
6/4-Congratulations to Seth Schwind (Junior Men), Jessica Smith and Theresa Cliff (Senior Women) for qualifying for the US National team.  They will be a part of the team representing
the United States at the 2002 World Speed Championships in Ostende, Belgium Aug. 22-26.
6/4-Results of the US Outdoor Speed Championships at
5/25-Keep up with whats happening at the Outdoor Speed Championships at High Point or Hyper.
5/19-Oh no!!!! The Walk/Skate-a-thon on Saturday, June 1st has been canceled due to conflicting events at Christine Morrison's school.
5/18-USA Roller Sports News Release dated May 16 concerning the USARS 2002 Outdoor Speed Championships to be held in Colorado Springs May 24-30. Click here.
5/16-Get well quick to Mike Bargas after his training accident on Sunday.  You can send your messages to Mike by clicking here, and they will be passed on.  Good Luck Mike!!
5/14-Jessica Smith was in the April 29 issue of Sports Illustrated, in the Faces in the Crowd department.
5/13-Theresa Cliff and Jessica Smith competed this Sunday in the Pamplona, Spain Grand Prix Marathon.  Theresa finished third and Jessica eighth. Click here for details and pictures.
5/12-Christine Morrison has information on a walk/skate-a-thon at her school on June 1.  Click here for more info.
5/10-No Spin Class May 25 and June 1,  Mike will be at Outdoor Nationals.
5/7-Updated May schedule at SCHEDULE AND EVENTS.
5/7-See the results from the Cheesehead here.
5/2-Read the article and interview by Bill Gulledge on Theresa Cliff at Peter's InLine Racing Web Site.
4/30-Here is the schedule of this weekends Cheesehead.
4/28-No indoor practice Sunday May 7.  Going to the Cheesehead!
4/28-Outdoor practice 5:30 at HQ this Wed. May 1 is changed to Thu. May 2.
4/28-Money for Regionals due by Sunday May 12.
4/25-Read the article on the Wolverines in today's Detroit News.  Read the web article here.  Read the article on the Wolverines Speedskating School here.
4/22-Added a link to on the SKATING LINKS page.  Great pictures of the World Cup races.
4/21-Theresa Cliff and Jessica Smith competed today in the Hamburg, Germany Marathon, part of the 2002 FIRS Roller World Cup series.  Follow them by going to the SKATING LINKS page, or click here 2002FIRSROLLERWORLDCUP
4/17-Added a link to the Piedmont Speed Team on the SKATING LINKS page.
4/9-Curious as to why the team had their shorts pulled up high at the start of the pace line at Tuesday' practice?  Perhaps they were inspired by Coach Robb's bio pictures from back in the day.  See for yourself at RobbDunnprespandex.
4/8-New picture of Heidi Palmer, go to
4/4-Check out Robb's pictures on his TEAM MEMBERS page.  Check out the spandex.
4/2-April Schedule updated
4/2-Go to Wolverines in France to see how Theresa, Jessica, Heidi, Darian, Bridget, and Ariel did in France last weekend.  Congratulations to all!
3/29-Spin sat. 3/30 will be at Bally's.  See Mike Bargas for details.
3/24-Say hi to the newest Wolverine!!  Heidi Marie Palmer was born Sunday Mar. 24 at 7:55 AM.  She is 8 lbs. 8 oz. and 22 in.  She has her own web site at:
3/22-Go to the TEAM MEMBERS page and check out Ryan Lent's new picture from Nationals last year.
3/20- Wear your uniform to practice this Friday (and a smile).
3/14-The West Michigan Speedskating Club is thinking about restarting one of the inline meets they used to have in Muskegon.  They are looking for feedback via email.  If you enjoyed these meets and the great job Mad Mark and the club did, go to their web site at and let them know what you think.
3/3-The new uniforms are in.
UPDATED 3/8/02