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Tractor! Skating where the crops grow

Talk about a sight you don’t see every day: several children laced up their skates — yes, ice skates — to play a game of shinny in the field at Rusendale Farms. The pickup game was organized by Shawn MacDonell as a way to show off the synthetic ice made by New Brunswick-based Hockey Shot.

Chris Lowrey
BRISTOL Aug. 20, 2017
It wasn’t your typical game of outdoor hockey in August. Instead of kids hollering “Car!” for an oncoming vehicle, they were more likely to say “Tractor!”
The strange sight of children whipping around on their ice skates in the middle of a field at Rusendale Farms may have turned a few heads on Aug. 20.

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