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Around the block

...sixth month, and insurance is required for $70 per year. Required gear includes skate helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, elbow pads, mouth guard and skates (no inlines).Practice times are Monday and Tuesday from 6:50-9:15 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-28/around-block
IOC President Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC during failed 2024 bid

...Union and in the gold-medal win against Finland.Also included are the only mask Craig wore during the Winter Games, his skates and goalie equipment, and the goalie sticks from the games against the Soviets and Finland.Asking price for the collection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-29/ioc-president-bach-bosto
Americans getting used to clap skates

...squad's newfangled clap skates. Cruikshank finally...struggled learning how to skate on these new clap skates. I made a couple of...spend six hours on my skates, train at night...trying to master the clap skate is Casey FitzRandolph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/oth_219789.shtml
Other sports
Sport skates into area

...little hope of lacing up skates and learning ice sports...asked my mom, `Can I skate?"' said 10-year-old...is $90 or $106 with skate rental. For more information...5 or younger: $3. Skate rental: regular skates, $2; hockey skates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/11/app_294934.shtml
Applause
Georgians await sales tax holiday

...prepared by the Georgia Department of Revenue of items eligible for tax-free purchases includes lingerie, neckties, shin guards, ice skates, laptop batteries, web cameras, printer cartridges, calculators, lunch boxes and book bags.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-10/georgians-await-sales-tax-
South Korea has much work to do to create Olympic-class hockey team

...looked tiny alongside skaters more than half a foot taller."We are smaller than like these guys, so we play more like we skate," said Kim, who spoke to reporters in English. "I think the guys in Asia, they play like skating. It's quite different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-17/south-korea-has-much-work-do-crea
Columbia County cuts ribbon at official grand opening of new BMX track and skate park

...opening of the Blanchard Woods BMX Track and Skate Park was grand.Children of all ages rode...soccer field built right next to an amazing skate park with a BMX track as a backdrop, what...he saw ? not just of the new track and skate park but of the facility overall."I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/columbia-county-cuts-ribbon-o
Blackhawks take 3-0 series lead against Wild

...ice.An overnight power outage softened the ice, sending the arena scrambling to restore the surface in time for the morning skates. The skating conditions were back to normal by nightfall, and there was sure no slowing down the Blackhawks.CANADIENS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-05-05/blackhawks-take-3-0-series
Stars have been held in check through two games of Stanley Cup Final

...could be available for Game 3."You'll have a better indication, I guess, tomorrow at the skate," Cooper said. "Although our morning skates are all optional anyway. Bish, notoriously he goes on sometimes during them and sometimes he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-07/stars-have-been-held-check
Chris Pronger enters hall of fame despite being under contract thanks to bylaw change

...248 career games."It was a treat to play with Sergei," Lidstrom said. "Sergei was such a dynamic player, being able to skate at that speed but stick handle at the same time and have an excellent vision, too, so he was a very smart player."Phil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-29/chris-pronger-enters-hall-