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2ND ANNUAL TWIN CITIES SKATERS CHALLENGE AND ULTRA-ROLL

 2ND ANNUAL TWIN CITIES SKATERS CHALLENGE AND ULTRA-ROLL
 First Team Sports, Inc., manufacturer of Ultra-Wheels in-line skates


and related accessories, is once again sponsoring the Twin Cities Skaters Challenge and Ultra-Roll, the Aquatennial 10K In-Line Skating Championship.
 Established in 1991 in conjunction with the Minneapolis Aquatennial to promote in-line skating participation and top-level racing, the Twin Cities Skaters Challenge and Ultra-Roll is a half-day series of elite and citizen races around the shores of beautiful Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis. The second annual Challenge and Ultra-Roll will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 1992.
 Over 1,000 people from around the country are expected to participate with many times that in spectators. The challenge will feature a 10K elite men's race, a 10K elite women's race, a 10K category II men's race, 10K category II women's race and a citizens' race/Ultra- Roll which will be open to people of all ages and will follow the same course around Lake Calhoun.
 The race includes an awards ceremony, a prize raffle and exhibits and product demonstrations at the finishing line site, on the southwest end of Lake Calhoun. There will be equal prize money for men and women.
 The Twin Cities Skaters Challenge and Ultra-Roll is sanctioned by the International In-Line Skating Association (IISA).
 In-line and traditional skates are permitted. Helmets are mandatory, and elbow and knee pads are highly recommended.
 Registration forms can be obtained by calling Austin/Lyman at 612-332-1557 or at any Ultra-Wheels dealer throughout the Twin Cities.
 First Team Sports, Inc. manufactures and distributes high quality in-line roller skates and accessories under the trademarks Ultra-Wheels and Skate Attack. The companies products are manufactured and assembled to its specifications in the United States and foreign countries. Ultra-Wheels skates are endorsed by company spokespersonS Wayne Gretzky, Janet Jones Gretzky, Katarina Witt, Brett Hull, Kurt Browning and Team USA Hockey. First Team Sports is traded on NASDAQ National Market under the symbol "FTSP."
 CONTACT: Ike Austin of Austin/Lyman Advertising, 612-332-1557, for First Team Sports.
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