Articles on speedskating
I'm a member of the International Friends of Speedskating (IFS) and also reading the international speedskating list.
Several articles on that list seemed to have more importance and therefore I collected them and put them on this page.
Most of the time other members of the list have written these articles and if I know who did, I'll mention it.
Background article on the skate OSCAR last update 2008
Background article on klapskate (Duncan Douglas; 10-05-1998)
Article of the inventors of the modern klapskate (Gerrit Jan van Ingen Schenau, Han Houdijk en Jos de Koning November 1997)
the new skate suit (6 October 1999)
History 400 m Ovals (by Ernst Berends) NED + ENGThe articles are not an exact translation (more info in Dutch version) (ing. Ernst Berends september 2000)see also: Ovals in Netherlands
IJsbaan Amsterdam 1934 by Ernst Berends november 2008
De Ingenieur Nr 2 / 1 februari 2002 with backgrounds on Thialf and SLC Olympic Oval (Ernst Berends)
De Poolster invitation in Dutch for skating collectors club by Robert Koorneef
FAQ and general email stuff and etiquette Backgrounds of the old UniKoelnlist
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Last time refreshed on 19 November 2008.
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