Athens to Atlanta Coverage

Race Day:

Mollegaard, Schulte, Kendall, Landucci, Wussler, and Mullery

MN skaters had a strong showing in Atlanta.  All six of the Minnesota entrants finished in the top 25 and all of them finished in well under six hours.  John Schulte led the way, for MN, with an impressive sub five hour finish and a repeat of his ninth place finish from a year ago.  Great job guys!

Here are some photos from the start of the event.

87 Mile Event

1. Thomas Ditweiler 4:38:11 (18.8 mph)
2. Eddy Matzger 4:43:57
3. Francisco Ramirez 4:46:40

4. Steffen Howard 4:46:43

5. Joel Roop-Eckart 4:57:31

9. John Schulte 4:57:42

10. Jack Wussler 4:57:46

11. Marcy Turek 5:05:17

12. Lenny Willcox 5:05:17

13. Michael Mullery 5:09:42

19. Eric Mollgaard 5:34:55

22. Randy Landucci 5:34:56

23. Earl Kendall 5:34:56

WOMEN’S 87
1. Marci Turek
2. Jessica Wright

38 Mile Race

    1 2:03:32  18.5 Mike Pantelakis               120 M1829 21  Precision Inline Rac.(GA) Lilburn         GA U.S.A.
    2 2:10:24  17.5 Bruce Belden                   80 M4049 45  APRR (Atlanta, GA)        Tucker          GA U.S.A.
    3 2:10:40  17.5 Johnny Chen                    26 M4049 42  Texas Flyers (Dallas, TX) Plano           TX U.S.A.
    4 2:10:57  17.4 Candy Wong                     48 F3039 35  Asphalt Beach / K2        Richmond Hill   ON CAN
    5 2:11:40  17.3 Michael Moseley                73 M1829 27  Team Florida (Ocala, FL)  tampa           FL U.S.A.
    6 2:11:46  17.3 Herb Gayle                    122 M5059 50  Team Hoigaard's           Toronto         ON CAN

Full results can now be found here.

Photos can be found here.

Pre-Race:

Friday Night Fun Skate in Atlanta

From left to right: Michael Mullery, Randy Landucci, Earl Kendall, Ben and Anika (Schulte's daughter and son in law), John Schulte, Jack Wussler, and Mollegaard

 

Matzger and his lollipop on Friday night

 

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