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Roller Skating

Let the people choose

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Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:58pm

Slalom champ ready to chill out in Sha Tin and team up with Hong Kong's hotshots

The last time Kim Sung-jin visited Hong Kong, it was a dog day afternoon in August, and the heat bothered the world-ranked slalom skater so much he told himself his next visit would be during cooler weather.

He chose the right time to return, as the 20-year-old headlines the holiday festivities at Sha Tin's New Town Plaza from December 24 to 26.

8 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Inline skaters get chance to show their stuff

Although disappointed that inline skating has not been included in the inaugural Asian Indoor Games in Bangkok later this year, fans are pushing to develop their favourite sport in Hong Kong.

Lai Chi Kok Skate Park will host the first-ever official aggressive inline skating competition this Sunday.

12 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Big boost as inline hockey gets Games nod

Inline hockey will be included in the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou and this is 'great news' for young fans of the game in Hong Kong, a sports official said.

Loran Mao, president of the Hong Kong Federation of Roller Sports, made the announcement at the YMCA Inline Hockey League annual awards dinner on Wednesday.

23 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Born to skate

ROLLER FIGURE SKATING star Jan Ng Ka-bo has been on wheels since she could walk and was competing by the time she was just four years old.

These days, she puts her skills to the ultimate test, performing under the glare of thousands of eyes, watching, worried she might make a mistake during her complicated routines.

7 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

High-rollers skate into town

Mum was heavily into roller disco back in the deeply embarrassing 1970s, so what on earth was a doting son to do? For Steve Love there was only one possibility - set up an international roller dance group. He began learning the hard way, jumping over dustbins on the streets of New York and surviving the era of battling, when rival gangs engaged in dance-offs, rather than knife each other.

18 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Slippery soap and banana moves add up to sliding fun for everyone

Grinding is a new and exciting sport and comes with a wide variety of techniques. Here are some popular grinding moves.

Soap slide This is the most basic grind. Jump on to your obstacle with both feet parallel and about shoulders width, or farther apart. Skateboarders would call it a truck grind.

21 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Youngsters to join national squad

Youngsters who wish to learn how to skate properly need look no further. The Hong Kong Roller Skating Association has a variety of courses where youngsters are trained to skate backwards and forwards - and safety is taught, too.

11 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Rollerbladers desperate for skating areas

Rollerbladers have called for facilities to cater for them.

The streamlined skates, which have four wheels in line, are banned from many parks and grounds.

Concerns over pedestrian safety have risen as skaters take to footpaths and closed roads to avoid traffic.

1 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Serious lack of suitable venues

I refer to the article by Bob Wilson, President of the Hong Kong Amateur Rowing Association (South China Morning Post, August 7). I fully support his view that government policies inadvertently work against international sporting success.

10 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

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