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Brubaker, Coughlin featured in "Mike & Myles Show"

Rockne Brubaker makes an impressive frisbee catch last summer.
Rockne Brubaker makes an impressive frisbee catch last summer. (Sarah S. Brannen)

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(05/13/2009) - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - U.S. pairs skaters Rockne Brubaker and John Coughlin were featured in the latest webisode of the USOC's The Mike and Myles Show, which stars 2008 Olympian Mike Blatchford (track cycling) and Paralympian Myles Porter (Judo).

The webisode debuted May 12 and included two-time U.S. pairs champion Brubaker and Coughlin teaching the hosts figure skating basics. To watch the clip, go HERE.

A new webisode of The Mike and Myles Show is posted every Tuesday on TeamUSA.org and USParalympics.org. The show consists of Blatchford and Porter recruiting fellow resident athletes at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., to teach them the basics of sports like figure skating, gymnastics, shooting, weightlifting and wrestling.

- U.S. Figure Skating - U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of more than 763 member clubs and Basic Skills Programs representing approximately 179,000 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed.