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Speed Skating: 2018 Olympic Edition

The length of the blade on speed skates range from 16 to 19 inches.

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea have begun, and one of the first events was the fast-paced competition of speed skating. Speed skating was derived from a form of fast transportation over rivers and lakes. It wasn't until the mid-1800s that speed skating actually became an official...

Olympic Gold Medalist Inspires Miami Swimmers

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

On Friday September 20th, 2013, a few Gables students who are members of the Miami Swimming team had the wonderful opportunity to meet three time Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers. Matt Grevers was an NCAA champion in college and is on the United States national team for swimming as one of the...

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