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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
Jekyll Island plans $30,000 ice skating rink to lure more visitors during offseason

...lets patrons take in sweeping ocean views while gliding on ice skates.The island state park announced this month plans to build a...may be one of the only people on Jekyll Island who owns ice skates. I'm a purist," said Hooks, who was finally won over by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-12/jekyll-island-plans-30000-ice
'Rollergirls': wrestling on roller skates

...professional wrestling on roller skates. The whole shebang debuts...teams following in the skate marks of old school roller...of roller derby queens skates that thin line between...waging war on roller skates. "Rollergirls" just...learns she shouldn't skate braless. Its follow-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/01/tel_38562.shtml
Television
Ice show skates into Augusta

...offered inspiration. Mr. Zeit's young daughter Stephanie skates locally at the Augusta IceForum and will compete in Nashville...still spinning after all these years. "I just think she skates good," Stephanie said quietly. The crowd seemed to agree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282101.shtml
Metro
Evans Sonic employee skates to the top

...Drive-In's "So You Think You Can Skate" finals competitionMoseley...winner of So You Think You Can Skate is SONIC's most talented skating...and the So You Think You Can Skate competition is a great way to...skating -- break-dancing on skates. He spent two days editing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-12/evans-sonic-employee-skates-
Latest News
Former Olympian, 91, skates for beauty of sport, not show

...started melting. We had to skate around holes in the ice...Brunner's father taught her to skate on the frozen Danube River near...could almost walk there on her skates. At textile school, she learned...surgery last year, she tries to skate several times a week at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/10/oth_223867.shtml
Other sports
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
Goons are gone in the NHL: Fourth lines now have more skill

...More and more teams are rolling four lines of forwards who can skate ? and score. The days of having seldom-used tough guys on...McCarty's linemates, Kris Draper and Kirk Maltby, could skate and hit hard while contributing offensively, at least occasionally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-09-21/goons-are-gone-nhl-fourth-
NHL's 3-on-3 format in overtime cutting down on shootouts

...During the regular season, though, teams don't seem to be spending a lot of time working on it during practices and morning skates.Tavares said the Islanders haven't worked on 3-on-3 hockey since the preseason."Just like 4 on 4, you don't practice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-11-09/nhls-3-3-format-ot-cutting