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Bram Heemskerk

skating in Austria + Netherlands

April 23, 2007 at 4:45 PM

Here are some pictures from the wife of my collegue from skating on the Weissensee Austria

the real champ

me

The man of the sister of my collegue, my collegue, me , a friend from my collegue who let grow different sorts of roses

changing skates for shoes

Drinking something on the ice near a restaurant

Because they did not have normal nature ice, because of the climate change the temeprature is too often above 0 Celsius, they are building an artificial ice track of 4,7 km in Biddinghuizen in the Netherlands, the 1th of the world, because a normal artificial ice-oval is 400 m. Yesterday I have seen all the machinery digging for that track that will open in december.

From Tom Holzman
Posted on April 23, 2007 at 9:27 PM
Can you play violin while skating?
From Bram Heemskerk
Posted on April 23, 2007 at 10:41 PM
It is quite cold, but why not. Johann Strauss wrote a skate polka. Some Dutch skaters on a discussionsite propose that André Rieu could play during the preperation of the ice some walses, because that would attack more people to iceskating competitions.

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