April 2, 2011
I apologize to Simon, this is WAY overdue! (my internet access has been pretty spotty for the last several months)
Simon has some wonderful photos on his facebook page of his GOLD MEDAL win in the 500m at the 2011 World Short Track Speedskating Championships in March. Congratulations to you Simon!
Simon Cho of the USA celebrates after taking the gold medal in the final of the Mens 500m at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, northern England, on March 12, 2011. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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April 2, 2011
For those in Southern California:
This Sunday is the Skaters Care event in Ontario, California from 3:30-6:30 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. If you haven’t gotten tickets yet to this event, try to fit it into your weekend schedule. Not only will you be treated to some great skating by some formidable talents but your money will go to help the relief efforts in Japan.
Here’s the link for more information:
Short track speedskaters who will be there:
Olympians J.R. Celski, China’s Meng Wang and Sun Linlin , US Team member Kyle Uyehara and US Junior Team member Kendal Pumphrey.
Figure skaters in attendance:
* Jeremy Abbott
* Lindsay Davis and Themi Leftheris
* Derrick Delmore
* Richard Dornbush
* Alexe Gilles
* Courtney Hicks
* Ice Club Demorra-Short Track Speed Skating Exhibition
…and much more!
See the following link for the skaterscare.com website:
To order tickets:
And of course, there’s always information on the BB forum: