Photo by Dean Humphrey

Justin Wright leads a pack of Junction Velocity speed-skaters around the rink during a recent practice at Spin City. Junction Velocity is in its second season as a roller speed-skating team and recently had two of its members, Sawyer Smith and Siarra Tweedy, qualify for nationals.

Speeding along

Junction Velocity speed-skating team tasting success in second season

The Junction Velocity roller speed-skating team is reaching new levels of success — even with its limitations.
The team, in its second year, has nearly two dozen members whose skill levels range from the beginner on inline skates for the first time to the experts who have competed at the professional level. The team is one of only three roller speed-skating teams in Colorado — the others are on the Front Range.


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