Where can I purchase my own speedskates?
- Special Equipment CO LLC
- Contact Mario DeBartolo. The only East Coast supplier of skate equipment
Looking for a place to skate?
- Olympic Oval Calgary Canada – oval.sunergon.com
- Pettit National Ice Center – www.thepettit.com
- Utah Olympic Oval – www.olyparks.com
- Olympic.org This is the official website of the Olympic movement.
- Lake Placid Oval where many Olympic greats have skated. Check this website for web cam links and information on the status of ice at this historic venue. www.lakeplacidoval.com
Flushing Meadow Speed Skating Club is a member of the Middle Atlantic Skating Association (MASA) Which is the governing body (Association) for the clubs in the NY, NJ, Eastern PA, CT, and lower NY area (which are members of USS).
Usspeedskating.org This is US Speed Skating website where all ST and LT events for the US may be found. For most Masters events, look on the next few websites.
marathonskating.org This is a website dedicated to Marathon ice speed skating on ovals and lakes in North America.
International Masters Speed Skating Competitions This site has listings for International Masters Speed Skating Competitions, Metric (common) and Pack (rare), events around the world.
Here is a link to a great report by Ed Burns on the weekend of racing held at Bemidji, Minnesota:http://mastersspeedskatingnews.blogspot.com/2008/03/us-national-marathons.html. Photos of blue skies and fabulous ice (a combination I didn’t see all winter!)… Read this and you may just get a hankering to skate Minnesota next winter.