From zombiestyle: "My new skates fit really well, but being fitness skates they have a longer frame then slalom skates. With some rockering, will slaloming be possible on my fitness skates?"
Monday, August 27, 2007
From NYsk8m8: "I'm a skinny little thing and would like to get new light weight boots and plates for dance. Does anybody have any recommendations?"
What's up with that weird side stance?
Will the airlines let me carry my skates onto the plane?
The 2007 London Inline Marathon is coming up this weekend - it's Sunday, September 2. Who's planning to be there?
Monday, August 20, 2007
From Npawn: "When doing crossovers, I find myself pronating HORRIBLY on my right leg. This causes me to slip pretty badly on that foot..."
From Kennedy: "My jamskates have white 695 boots. Is there any easy way to cover scuff marks on white skate boots?"
Saturday, August 18, 2007
From harmen: "The Amsterdam Friday Night Skate on August 31, 2007 will be the 10th anniversary of the oldest night skate in Holland. "
I read somewhere that the Paris Friday Night Skate had 28,000 skaters at their largest night skate. Is that true? What is it like to roll with that many skaters?
Thursday, August 16, 2007
Derby Girl: "I joined a roller derby team about two months ago, and do pretty good at keep my arse off the ground, but there is always one fall that gets me really bad. My hips are swollen and bruised..."
Does the state of Ohio have more roller skating rinks per square mile then any other part of the world? It sure seems that way...
Sunday, August 12, 2007
Thursday, August 9, 2007
Sometimes recreational skaters have not felt welcomed when then ventured into the world of speedskating. What can be done to encourage more fitness and recreational skaters to try speedskating?
From Simmons/Schankel Racing: "We will still be making boots in the United States but we will be offering the choice of... "
You have to watch this video clip all the way to the end to "appreciate" it.
From ChristyS: "Is there any reason why the U.S. regional Web sites can't be subdomains of usarollersports.org? "
Monday, August 6, 2007
From Dennis Belkofer: "I was taken aback by the costumes worn by the men at U.S. Artistic Nationals. Why all the sequins and flowing sashes? Forgive me for not being politically correct, but all those gaudy decorations are far from masculine!"
From j nolesfan: "I don't think I need to spend all that money for a custom boot, plus waiting for molding, plus waiting while they're made, unless they are going to bring me more than just a perfect fit, which I can get with a heat gun on almost any stock boot. Why buy customs?"