On July 9, 1959 the United States Federation of Amateur Roller Skaters (USFARS) and the Roller Skating Rink Operators Association (RSROA) sent a formal request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to roller skating added to the Olympic Games. Here is a copy of that letter and the IOC's reply.
Monday, March 31, 2008
Saturday, March 29, 2008
What do you do when you're not skating?
From TCarlisle: "I suggested my wife invite her friends to skate with us and no one wants to go. They even laughed at the idea of skating!"
From CindyinAtl: "I'm starting from ground zero and will be going to the gym 3 times a week while learning to skate. What exercises or weights at the gym will do the most to prepare my skating muscles?"
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Monday, March 17, 2008
From oferyko: "When skating in a pack, if the front skater kicks the back skater's leg, who's fault is it?"
From likeflying: "I am a 63 yr old retired woman with a husband, two grown sons, three cats and two dogs who is finally skating like I have thought about doing for 23 years..."