Friday, April 27, 2007

Quad Speed Skating's Glory Days (Photos)

Share your best photos from the past of quad speed roller skating.

Does Anybody Skate With Ski Poles?

From Ken Roberts: "I just started using ski poles while I'm skating and it's fun. Is anybody else doing that?"

Do Derby Girls Dress for Success or Dress to Look Hot?

What is the strategy behind the all-girl roller derby uniforms?

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Show Us Your Worst Helmet Hair

Who wants to go first?

Julie Glass Had Twin Baby Girls!

Inline speed skating world champion Julie Glass had twin baby girls on April 15, 2007.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Cone Placement for Indoor Speed Meets

From BlackCrow1515: "I'm trying to find the measurements of cone placements for indoor meets. I found a rink that will let my team practice, but I have no idea of exact cone placement."

Crowded Roller Rinks Can Be Dangerous

Have you ever had any close calls skating in a crowded roller skating rink?

Artistic Jumps Without a Jump Bar

Can artistic roller skating jumps be done on skates without a jump bar and should trucks be lose or tight when executing those jumps?

Speed Skating at the 2010 Asian Games

From godzilla: "In a major step towards inline speed skating becoming an Olympic sport, inline speed skating has been accepted into the Asian Games."

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Julie Glass Had Twin Baby Girls

Congratulations Doug and Julie and welcome to our world Valentina and Victoria Glass!

The Decline of Roller Skating Rinks

Five years ago Sydney Australia had 14 roller skating rinks and now they only have 2. Why is the number of roller skating rinks declining all over the world?

Photos of Police on Skates

Pictures of law enforcement officers on inline skates in Paris and other cities around the world.

Is It OK To Skate in the Rain?

From Falhurk: "How much rain is too much rain? Is it that if the asphalt is even a little wet it becomes a rough slip-and-slide or should I just be wary of puddles/real rain?"

Bladers vs. Skateboarders

Why do borders hate bladers so much?

Where are These Artistic Roller Skaters Now?

What are the artistic roller skating greats from the past doing now?

Quad Speed Skating's Glory Days (Photos)

Pictures of roller speed skaters from the 1940's and other past eras.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Inline Skates for Kids

Rollerblade just released a new adjustable skate for kids called the Micro II.

Speed Skaters Have Beautiful Bodies

These photos will convince you.

Saturday, April 7, 2007

Photos of Skating in China

Clemens Suerbaum of Germany, founder of the "24 Hour Skate Areound the World" took some great pictures of skating and sightseeing in Xi'an China.

Sunday, April 1, 2007

What I Saw Skating in Venice Beach

Photos from a fun day of skating up and down Venice Beach and Santa Monica Beach in Southern California.