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Inline Skating World Record Attempt
Kent Baake and Dana Eades - May 3, 2003
On Saturday, May 3, 2003, two inline skaters will attempt to break
the current world records for longest distances skated in
6 and 12 hours by solo road skaters.
Kent Baake Will Attempt 12 Hour Record
24 hour world record holder
will attempt to set a new
world record by skating 200 miles in 12 hours or less
(the current 12 hour world record is 195 miles).
Dana Eads Will Attempt 6 Hour Record
of San Diego, California will attempt to set a new
world record by skating 110 miles to break the current
record of 106 miles. Dana set a new 6 hour record in 1999 by
skating 95 miles at a special world record breaking event in San Francisco.
Saturday, May 3, 2003
07:00 am - Start Time (07:00)
01:00 pm - Finish Time for Dana Eads (13:00)
07:00 pm - Finish Time for Kent Baake (19:00)
The location is very close to Washington DC in the Del Rey
neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia (One block east of the intersection
of Mount Vernon Avenue and E.
The start and finish line will be located at the
intersection of East Oxford Street and DeWitt Avenue, one block
east of Mount Vernon Avenue.
Location Map from MapQuest.com
Spectators are encouraged to come to the event
and cheer on the skaters.
Volunteers will be used for course marshalling,
timing and other functions. Volunteers will be
assigned 2 or 4 hour shifts depending on their availability
and the number of volunteers at the event.
Contact Paula Tozzi
for more information.
Swatskates , Xenan, Capital Racing, Washington Area
Roadskaters, CityBikes Mountain Bike Team, Team Safe, Hyper,
Del Ray Dreamery (Community Sponsor).
Benefit for Multiple Sclerosis
Both Kent and Dana will be skating to raise funds to benefit the
Multiple Sclerosis Society. Kent is skating to honor his friend
Marcie Shields, who passed away recently due to complications
involving MS. Contact Paula Tozzi at
to find how to make a donation.
For event publicity or more information
please contact Paula Tozzi at
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