Mr. Edge featured on Sports Doctor Radio!

John Harmata, also known as “Mr. Edge” was recently featured on the “Sports Doctor Radio” show. Doctor Robert Weil hosts “Sports Doctor Radio” www.sportsdoctorradio.com WEDNESDAY’S SHOW: Monica Brubaker, advertising executive & mom of 2 gold medalist figure skaters joins me along with John Harmata, author of “Anatomy Of A Figure Skating Injury: Tune-In 3pm CT at: http://bit.ly/1b8Qh3i Below is a description of Doctor Robert Weil’s work and acheivements: “The Sports Doctor is in!  Greetings!  Let me take the opportunity to introduce myself.  My name is Dr. Robert Weil, D.P.M. specializing in…

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Are Your Stinky Ice Skates Worth Anything?

Are your stinky ice skates worth anything? Can the odors be removed? We turned to the “Mythbusters” to find out what the affects of unpleasant odors are on products, and how they relate to the re-sale value. “Mythbusters” is a television show which airs on the “Discovery Channel“. The show is hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. Each show the Mythbusters do their best to prove or disprove various myths, hear say, proverbs and wise tales. This particular episode aired in Season 1, Episode 7 titled “Stinky Car”. The entire concept of this…

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Paramount Should Have Been In The Olympics!

U.S. Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu who skates on Paramount Blades missed the Olympics……………..or did she? Read the article for details.   Fury as star figure skater who fell TWICE at Olympic qualifiers and came  fourth is chosen for Team USA ahead of woman who came third Ashley Wagner, 22, placed a distant  fourth at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston on Saturday after  falling twice during her routine On Sunday she was shocked to learn she  had been selected to compete at the Winter Olympics in Sochi despite her …

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Figure Skating In Distress….

The Chicago Tribune Newspaper posted an interesting article on figure skating. Read the article and let us know if you agree or disagree. The headline alone may strike controversy: Figure skating in distress over steep decline Precipitous slide in interest, attendance and TV ratings has former and current stars wondering if sport can recover February 06, 2014|By Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune reporter There was an evening at the recent U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston when it felt like a time warp. The crowd for the Saturday night women’s final,…

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A Profile View Of Skating Blades

A Profile View of Skating Blades  What happens when a skater can no longer spin correctly or has difficultly with jump take offs and landings? The usual comment is that the blade has lost the rocker or its original profile, which is most commonly 7 or 8 foot. Let’s take a moment to talk about the number; 7 or 8 foot as an example. What would you say if I said there is more than one rocker to a blade and that in many cases it doesn’t even come close…

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