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Rideau Canal Skateway tops American poll of best skating rinks

OTTAWA – A poll on the USA Today website is asking people to vote for the best outdoor skating rink.

So far, the Rideau Canal Skateway is leading the pack.

The Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink in Sun Valley, Idaho, is currently in second place, with the Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas rounding out the top three.

The Rink at Rockefeller Centre in New York, which many would consider the most famous rink in the United States, is currently ranked 8th.

The canal is the only Canadian skating destination on the top ten list.

USA Today op ten:

1. Rideau Canal Skateway – Ottawa, Ontario
2. Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink – Sun Valley, Idaho
3. The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas – Las Vegas
4. ICE at Discovery Green – Houston
5. Union Square Ice Rink – San Francisco
6. Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest – Philadelphia
7. Pershing Square Ice Rink – Los Angeles
8. The Rink at Rockefeller Center – New York
9. Keystone Lake – Keystone, Colo.
10. Lake Placid Olympic Oval – Lake Placid, N.Y.

Click here to see the rankings and to cast a vote for your favourite rink.

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