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Celski crashed at the national short-track championships

j_r__celskiOn Sept. 12, J.R. Celski crashed in a 500-meter race at the national short-track championships in Marquette, Mich., his right skate slicing open his left thigh to the femur, blood pooling on the ice. On Monday morning, Celski, 19, went through two hours of range-of-motion exercises at a clinic in south of Salt Lake City, continuing his recovery toward possibly competing at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver in February. The orthopedic surgeon monitoring his rehabilitation is Eric Heiden. “He’s a five-time gold medalist in the Olympics,” Celski said. “Who would you want taking care of you more than a former speedskater? He knows what he’s doing. He’s making sure I stay positive. Just the idea Continue reading →

The Spinto Band to release ‘Slim & Slender’

The Spinto Band Brevity, soul and wit: some of the hallmarks of the Spinto Band’s latest forthcoming release ‘Slim & Slender’ – the Delaware native sextet’s self-recorded debut. A succinctly stated 4 song package, this EP serves as a precursor to the self-recorded LP to follow in 2010.  These four songs were so good and immediately exciting that the band’s label, Park The Van Records, wanted to get this collection of tracks out as quickly as possible, opting for 10″ vinyl and a digital download commercial release, landing October 6th 2009. In support of Slim & Slender, The Spinto Band will headline a Park The Van Fall Continue reading →

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