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San Francisco Inline Marathon – World Champions Compete in Golden Gate Park

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Inline Speed Skating – it’s an actual sport. This was the scene yesterday in GGP, where speedy skaters managed not to kill any babies in strollers. (How’s that, NIMBY’s?)

Read all about it.

Competitors tended to bunch up into clumps on the straights and then stretch out into a line in the high-speed turns. Click to enlarge:

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A sprint to the finish line. Wouter Hebbrecht managed to hold off this group and attain second place.

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Nastassia Hamor, in blue, gets a chance to rest while slowing down for a hairpin turn. She came in fourth place:

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Top Finishers:

Men:

  1. Joey Mantia 1:15:40.183
  2. Wouter Hebbrecht
  3. Brian Talley
  4. Donnie Beck
  5. Adam Miller

Women

  1. Sara Sayasane 1:27:33.345
  2. Helen Havam
  3. Peggy Girgenti
  4. Nastassia Hamor
  5. Mechelle Busby 

See you next year!

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