Thursday, February 28, 2008

Is Skating Too Dangerous For Kids?

From a concerned parent: "I hate to be a party pooper but.... I no longer take my kids skating. After a couple of nasty spills I have decided that is the most responsible decision to make..."

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Tell Us About Your Roller Derby Team

What is the name of your favorite local roller derby team? Where do they practice? Are they a flat track or banked track team? Do they have a Web site? What else can you tell us about them?

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Who Makes Inline Speed Boots These Days?

Are Bont, Riedell, Technica, and Verducci still in the game? Who else?

Is Inline Skating Banned in Florida?

Some articles say skating is illegal on roadways throughout Florida, and others suggest the ban may have been lifted. What's the truth about skating in Florida?

Skater Has Numb Toes and Too Much Ankle Room

From Akiko: "I tried my new K2 Celena skates for the first time last night. My toes got numb after about 30 minutes of skating and my ankles moved around too much..."

Skating 100 Miles in One Day

The story of a skater's first 100 mile skating adventure.

Are the Biggest Wheels Really the Fastest?

From Spencer.Berry: "if your form isn't perfect and your ankles aren't rock solid, you might actually be faster on smaller wheels..."

Let's Talk Marathon Strategy and Experiences

What's your strategy for skating an inline marathon? Tell us about your experiences!

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Sven Boekhorst Pictures and 2008 USA Tour

Pictures of Dutch Pro skater Sven Boekhorst on a half pipe in Southern California plus the schedule for Sven's tour of the USA and Canada with the 4-Ish Hip Hop and Skate Demo Show Company.

Quad Roller Girl Experimenting With Inline Skates

From PowerSnatch: "Okay, I broke down and got a pair of inlines to just play with. How the freak do you people skate in these blasted things?? I can barely even stand up for like 2 minutes before I think my ankles are going to break off."

Losing My Innocence at an Artistic Roller Skating Meet

From Gailforce: "I was puzzled as to why these advanced skaters would want to skate with such a lower skilled group. My coach told me this was legal and it happened all the time..."