Ice Skating http://wunc.org en North Carolina's Heather Richardson: Not Her Olympics http://wunc.org/post/north-carolinas-heather-richardson-not-her-olympics <p>Heather Richardson was born to skate. She found success on rollerblades first, and then moved onto the ice. Before the Sochi Olympic games, she was favored to win three medals in speed skating. But she's come up empty.</p><p>Sports Illustrated writes:</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Carol Jackson 30025 at http://wunc.org North Carolina's Heather Richardson: Not Her Olympics Synthetic Ice Rink Offers Warm-Weather Skating http://wunc.org/post/synthetic-ice-rink-offers-warm-weather-skating <p>Recent warm weather has not stopped ice skaters from hitting a rink in Graham. The synthetic surface at the Children's Museum of Alamance County does not rely on cold weather or freezing water. Carlyn Sautter works for <a href="https://www.grahamrecreationandparks.com/Default.aspx?tabid=129">Graham Parks and Recreation</a>.<br> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Hodge 7159 at http://wunc.org Figure Skating Championships Glide into Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/figure-skating-championships-glide-greensboro <p></p><p></p><p>Thousands of visitors are pouring into Greensboro for one of this country's most prestigious sporting events- the annual U-S Figure Skating Championships. It begins tomorrow and runs through January 30th at the Greensboro Coliseum. This is the first time North Carolina has ever hosted the competition. Fri, 21 Jan 2011 22:45:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 10244 at http://wunc.org U.S. Figure Skating Comes to Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/us-figure-skating-comes-greensboro <p>The nation's most prestigious figure skating event will begin tomorrow in Greensboro. The 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships features the best figure skaters in the country. They're competing for a variety of prizes in different categories. It's the first time North Carolina has hosted the competition. Kim Strable heads the Greensboro Sports Commission, which helps bring big events like this to the city. He says if everything goes smoothly next week, it will open the doors for Greensboro to host more skating competitions.</p> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 21:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 10245 at http://wunc.org