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Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova on the comeback trail

...her to focus on what she does best."I want to skate," she said. "Just to skate and compete as usual."For now, building up fitness...Thursday, Sotnikova performed parts of her free skate and her new Latin American-themed short program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-21/russian-skater-adelina-s
Coming clean

...sad thing is, she may be right.With her blindly loyal political base, and her gender to recommend her, she could still skate all the way to the White House, if voters are gullible enough.The only thing that might stop this artful dodge is law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-24/coming-clean
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
Around the block

...available.Dues are $40 per month beginning the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-28/around-block
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 skate park opens Friday

The new skate park in Columbia County is expected to open Friday.The skate park in Blanchard Woods Park in Evans is slated to open at 4 p.m.Until lights are installed, the park will close at dark. When they are in place, the park will stay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-08/columbia-county-skate-park-o
Things to Do

SKATE/BMX PARK OPENSWHAT: Grand opening of Blanchard Woods Skate/BMX ParkWHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28; skate demo at 3; BMX Pro-Am Race at 5, BMX races at 2:15 and 6; open to public 7 a.m.-10 p.m. dailyWHERE: 4600 Blanchard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-25/things-do
Rough skate for Abbott leaves Americans behind after 1st day of Olympic team figure skating

...is likely to replace him in Sunday's free skate, a switch allowed by the rules in two of the...though she's coming off a mistake-marred free skate of her own at nationals. The pairs free skate is also Saturday. The event wraps up Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-06/rough-skate-abbott-leave
Russia leads team skating event after pairs free skate

...cheers as they routed the field in the free skate.With only the men's and women's free skate and the free dance left in today's finale...young, I remember I wanted to show I could skate with the big guns."One of this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-08/russia-leads-team-skatin
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-