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There's nothing like an injury to hinder your fitness progress — or stop it in its tracks. As everyone embraces the warmer weather and new activity, it's important to couple enthusiasm for whatever activities you choose with safe execution. First...
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Tribune Media ServicesWhen Tour de France cyclist Cadel Evans wanted to press on after fracturing his elbow in a fall in Stage 8, BMC Racing Team physician Max Testa, M.D., made the call. Seeing no risk of permanent damage, Testa gave Evans the green light. "It was a stable...
L.A. Times Olympics BlogAmerican speedskater Shani Davis, who is favored to win multiple gold medals at next month's Winter Olympic Games, will not be competing in all five individual events. Davis had initially planned to become the first American since Eric Heiden to......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogApolo Anton Ohno tied for the most medals won by an American Winter Olympian on Saturday. His longevity in short-track speedskating has helped give the sport added popularity around the world. Wednesday, Ohno can become the most decorated American Winter....
L.A. Times Olympics BlogIn a theoretical head-to-head 1,500-meter speedskating competition, current world-record holder Shani Davis would beat famed 1980 Olympic gold medalist Eric Heiden by 14.4 seconds, nearly half a lap....
L.A. Times Olympics BlogIn an upset, Shani Davis, the reigning world champion and world-record holder in the men's 1,500-meter long-track speedskating, won the silver medal, not the gold, in that event at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Saturday. The gold medal went to......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogShani Davis was classy in defeat, paying tribute to 1,500-meter gold medalist, Dutch speedskater Mark Tuitert. âToday, I crowned him the king of speedskating,â said Davis, who won the silver. âTo me, the 1,500 is a kings race.â Davis talked......
TURIN, Italy — We have all the answers now, thanks to a guy whose self-described job is to "skate around on ice in tights." Because of Joey Cheek, we know there's a legitimate reason for the lavish excesses of the Olympics. We see the value of...
Tribune Media ServicesWhen I started skating seriously, we did all of our skating outdoors: on the lake in front of my grandparents' house, at the place near Milwaukee where we trained, even at the ovals where we competed. Living in Park City, Utah, I still prefer...
Baltimore Sun ReporterThis was no roller coaster. The half-mile ride required a liability waiver: Bobsledding "is a hazardous act, which could cause personal injury or damage," according to the only capitalized sentence in a forest of fine print. After swearing not to sue,...
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Of The Morning CallKyle Wamsley may be one of the most popular professional cyclists who takes part in the various weekly rides throughout the rolling hills and scenic back roads of the Lehigh Valley. The Chadds Ford native, who rides for the Colavita/Sutter Home racing...
The Associated PressMichaela Dorfmeister of Austria may have won the women's downhill on Wednesday but it was American Lindsey Kildow who got all the attention. Kildow finished eighth in a courageous performance just two days after taking a horrible fall on this course....
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