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  • Olympians Kimmie Meissner and Pat Winslow Connolly visit Pinewood

    Olympic athletes Kimmie Meissner and Pat Winslow Connolly visited Pinewood Elementary School on April 16, and Rowdy Gaines, an Olympic swimmer who currently commentates on the sport, spoke to students via Skype. Meissner, a world champion figure skater...
  • Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten

    Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten
    Many of you no doubt saw the popular feature Top Maryland Athletes in Sun History that has appeared on http://www.baltimoresun.com since April. The list was compiled by veteran Sun sportswriter Mike Klingaman in conjunction with The Sun's 175th on May...
  • Towson Fourth: 'Bubble man' hopes crowd will break record, raise cancer awareness

    Towson Fourth: 'Bubble man' hopes crowd will break record, raise cancer awareness
    Before the bands, convertibles and classic cars ramble past the spectators who line downtown Towson for the annual Fourth of July parade next Wednesday, July 4, organizers are hoping the excited parade-goers will take part in a potentially record-breaking...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • Meissner ready to rebound after tough season

    Kimmie Meissner prepared for the worst and got the best. The former world and national champion from Bel Air suffered through a disastrous season last year that ended with a painful hip injury, and she figured the best she could hope for was a single...
  • Meissner hopes new instructor helps artistic side shine through

    Meissner hopes new instructor helps artistic side shine through
    The newest member of Kimmie Meissner's coaching team is a free spirit who cheerfully concedes that he knows nothing of figure skating, travels the country in a clunker Jeep with a bungee-corded tarp for a roof and 260,000 on the odometer, and keeps his...
  • Sliding up in importance

    In recent years, Skate America, one of six stops on the annual Grand Prix figure skating circuit, has been held in third-tier cities barely able to attract a respectable-sized crowd. This year, it's in a community of 102,000, a half-hour north of Seattle....
  • Rejuvenated Meissner eyes climb ahead

    Rejuvenated Meissner eyes climb ahead
    Kimmie Meissner has taken a shine to a rock climbing wall near her training home in South Florida. She loves to push herself higher as she runs the high school stadium steps after a day on the ice. She finds peace in hoisting herself into the saddle for...
  • Meissner in sixth

    Moments after her first performance of the new Grand Prix season, Kimmie Meissner was already looking forward to her next. The former world and national champion from Bel Air took a spill on the second element of her short program at Skate America when...
  • From the beginning, it falls apart for Meissner

    From the beginning, it falls apart for Meissner
    There was no America in Skate America this year on the women's side of the ticket. Kimmie Meissner's comeback yesterday derailed in a series of falls and poorly executed jumps that left her in eighth place out of 11 skaters. Injured U.S. champion Mirai...
  • McKay never outgrew state roots

    Jim McKay saw so much of the world during his lengthy and legendary broadcasting career. His syrupy voice, endearing charm and calming presence always made viewers of ABC's Wide World of Sports feel at home, whether he was profiling cliff divers in...
  • Meissner can get her edge back

    Time to push the panic button? Time to buy Kimmie Meissner a gold retirement watch and thank her for her service to figure skating? Not so fast. Rome, as skating analyst Julius Caesar used to say, wasn't built in a day. Meissner, who suffered through...