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Japanese skater Yuzuru Hanyu leads men's event after record-setting performance

...Russia's Evgeni Plushenko.Hanyu became the first figure skater to break the 100-point mark with a spectacular performance...finished his stellar career with another injury.The only figure skater in the modern era to win medals in four games, including gold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-13/japanese-skater-yuzuru-h
American skater Gold hopes to match her name with a spot atop the Olympic podium

...Polina Edmunds and 2010 Olympic fourth-place finisher Mirai Nagasu. But Nagasu was left off the team for the top American skater, Ashley Wagner, who struggled in Boston but was given a spot because of her strong international record.While Wagner reboots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-03/american-skater-gold-hop
Skaters petition Aiken for park

...appeared empty, it was because in-line skaters and skateboarders who usually flood walkways...members for a skate park. More than 50 skaters attended the city council's meeting...For the group of more than 1,000 skaters in the city, every inch of cement is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/28/met_216661.shtml
Metro | Aiken City Council | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Skaters adjust for rescheduled worlds

Figure skaters watched with horror in March as an earthquake...But for several long, anxious days, skaters had no idea where or when worlds would...Monday.With a date now on the calendar, skaters got back to their normal training routines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-04-23/skaters-adjust-resch
Other sports | Sports
Skaters petition for park

...20-year-old in-line skater said.} Augusta commissioners, who blamed skaters for damaging the riverwalk...doesn't take much to satisfy a skater," said Mr. Highsmith...regular basis, in-line skaters can be found circling the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/20/met_216282.shtml
Metro
Five skaters win berths on the U.S. Olympic team

...Witty had no pressure, other skaters had to deal with it to qualify...hope for a medal among male skaters. "I'm glad I qualified...perhaps the greatest all-around skater in Olympic history. It will...000 team in a race Sunday. Skaters also will race Sunday over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/28/oth_219755.shtml
Other sports
Skaters stoked about contest

...but he's hoping potential younger skaters can look past bone-crushing aerial tricks...the sport.As the first crop of Aiken skaters aged to full-time jobs and families...the park has ebbed and flowed, local skaters said. They're hoping more events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2010-08-12/skaters-stoked-about-contest
Aiken | Metro
Skaters' haven

...It will give skateboarders and roller skaters a place to play without worrying about...and basketball courts, are. But with skaters the plywood ramps take a beating and do...the city. These will be paid for by the skaters themselves, at $3 for three-hour sessions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/21/op_314315.shtml
Opinion columns
Net chat: Skater looks to the future

...Who is your favorite skater and why? A: One of...friends and favorite skaters is Scott Hamilton, because...you became an Olympic skater. A: I finally realized...game with the European skaters and the Olympic judges...continue to be a pro skater. I'm enjoying it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/03/xtr_221823.shtml
Xtreme
Nagano notebook: American skater well off pace

...NAGANO, Japan - U.S. speed skater K.C. Boutiette broke the...took the silver. Ex-Dutch skater Hans Veldkamp, who now skates...Belgium, took bronze. The Dutch skater created a controversy by skating...reduce wind resistance. Other skaters protested that the strips violated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/09/oly_222146.shtml
Olympics