Rock Hill skaters excel

Aug. 13, 2008, 11:56 a.m. (ET)

Melissa Hall, one of the traditionalists, recently took first place in the women's loop event at the U.S. National Championships in roller figure skating in Lincoln, Neb. The championships included competitions in more than 100 individual and team events for men and women.

Jacob Anderson, 8, Damon Spencer, 10, and Will Irby, 12, set national records in inline speed skating in Lincoln. The three were among a group of 14 at the championships who practice under trainer Donnie Allen of Rock Hill.