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On Roofs or in Basements, a New Way to Ice Skate

With stackable plastic panels, a company called Glice wants to be rink-builder to a warming world.

On Roofs or in Basements, a New Way to Ice Skate

With stackable plastic panels, a company called Glice wants to be rink-builder to a warming world.

On Roofs or in Basements, a New Way to Ice Skate

With stackable plastic panels, a company called Glice wants to be rink-builder to a warming world.
Sharks Ice mega expansion approved by San Jose, adding rinks, amenities

Sharks Ice mega expansion approved by San Jose, adding rinks, amenities

The Sharks Ice complex in San Jose would more than double in size and add two rinks, under current plans for the project.
East Bay prodigy Alysa Liu, 14, leaps past skaters for another U.S. championship

East Bay prodigy Alysa Liu, 14, leaps past skaters for another U.S. championship

Richmond teenager Alysa Liu defended her title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Bay Area teen Alysa Liu has all the big jumps to defend U.S. skating title

Bay Area teen Alysa Liu has all the big jumps to defend U.S. skating title

Alysa Liu of Richmond begins defense of her U. S. title Thursday at the national figure skating championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.
PHOTOS: Kids take over on last day of Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice

PHOTOS: Kids take over on last day of Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice

(CLICK HERE, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.) The end of the holiday season around downtown San Jose means Christmas at the park displays around Plaza de César
Daily Cartoon: Friday, December 27th

Daily Cartoon: Friday, December 27th

Teresa Burns Parkhurst’s Daily Cartoon depicts two women talking about the challenges and dangers of ice skating.
In France, Holiday Skating Rinks Are an Unlikely Climate Battleground

In France, Holiday Skating Rinks Are an Unlikely Climate Battleground

The attractions have prompted environmental concerns, and some cities have canceled them, citing the size of the carbon footprint needed to maintain the sites.
In France, Holiday Skating Rinks Are an Unlikely Climate Battleground

In France, Holiday Skating Rinks Are an Unlikely Climate Battleground

The attractions have prompted environmental concerns, and some cities have canceled them, citing the size of the carbon footprint needed to maintain the sites.
Things to do in Paris at Christmas

Things to do in Paris at Christmas

Hello all, Emily here. There seems to be more and more Christmas activities that are planned in Paris each year, so David asked me to put together a selection of my family’s favorites. Our tree is
East Bay skater Alysa Liu has big show on international stage

East Bay skater Alysa Liu has big show on international stage

Richmond's Alysa Liu wins the short program at the Junior Grand Prix figure skating final in Turin, Italy, ahead of two Russians.

Re-Edger Multi-Function Skate Blade Sharpener

For ice-skaters and hockey players, the Re-Edger from A&R Sports offers assistance with several on-the-fly fixes. At one end, a dual-tip ceramic steel sharpener can whet a blade; in the middle, a
Adam Rippon's 'joy skate' to Ben Platt's cover from 'The Politician' will end you

Adam Rippon's 'joy skate' to Ben Platt's cover from 'The Politician' will end you

So you've bottled up all your feelings. Shut 'em away. Stomped right on 'em. Well, we're about to prise open the floodgates on your stifled tear ducts. Olympic medal-winning figure skater, published
U.S. skating championships: San Jose comes before Beijing Olympics

U.S. skating championships: San Jose comes before Beijing Olympics

The 2021 U.S. figure skating championships will be held in San Jose, a year before the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Watch these incredible and utterly dangerous moves banned from figure skating competitions

Watch these incredible and utterly dangerous moves banned from figure skating competitions

Enjoy these demonstrations of figure skating elements and moves that the International Skating Union ISU) has apparently banned from competition. Examples include a one-foot backflip, spinning your
East Bay’s Alysa Liu continues figure skating dominance

East Bay’s Alysa Liu continues figure skating dominance

Richmond's Alysa Liu dominates the Junior Grand Prix figure skating series with her second consecutive victory.
10 Things to Do With Kids in Paris

10 Things to Do With Kids in Paris

If you’ve gotten a response via email from someone else, it may have been from Emily, who has been helping me keep up with things on the blog, including all the newfangled tech stuff that eludes me.
After fellow skater kills himself, Ashley Wagner says he sexually assaulted her

After fellow skater kills himself, Ashley Wagner says he sexually assaulted her

Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted by fellow figure skater John Coughlin when she was 17 years old and when he was 22.
Look what skating phenom Alysa Liu is up to now

Look what skating phenom Alysa Liu is up to now

Richmond's Alysa Liu, 13, is mastering a quadruple lutz jump to prepare for her international debut but will take time out to perform at the Stars on Ice tour Sunday in San Jose.