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Central Park, New York 2006 (Photo: me).

Skating photos from
Central Park:

Wednesday evening
Monday morning

 

Central Park, New York, 2 August 2006            (page 1)

Wednesday evening: Skating with Empire Speed Club.

The Empire Speed Club meet every Monday and Wednesday for training in Central Park.
Quote from their homepage: "Wednesday: The real hardcore speedsters come out and
really put the hammer down."

Central Park, New York 2006.
Skating the 9th Avenue (against traffic) towards Central Park.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.
The "big loop" is 9,7 km/6 miles. We skated three laps in a quite high tempo without stopping.

(Photo: me (from Rockerfeller Center))

Central Park, New York 2006.
Gathering opposite of Tavern on the Green.
It was unusually hot in New York this week so
only 10 - 15 skaters showed up this evening.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.
In the north end of the park there is an "interesting" downhill section.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.
Same as above, continued. Great fun!
(But it was followed by a corresponding uphill section: the Great Hill, also called Cardiac Hill.)

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.
The three laps were completed in less than one hour.
The thermometer now showed 32°C/90°F.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.
Francisco Ramirez, coach and team manager of Empire Speed, to the right.

(Photo: me)

Central Park, New York 2006.
The evening ended with an extra lap in conversation tempo.

(Photo: me)

Continue to page 2: (Monday morning: Central Park and 12th Avenue -> West Street)


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