Monday, November 30, 2009

Talk About Roller Derby in the SkateLog Roller Derby Forum

More then 800 discussions so far, including "Tips on Lateral Hard Cuts", "Jamming Advice", "Men's Roller Derby", "Fresh Meat Training" and many other roller derby related topics.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

2009 Roller Figure Skating World Championships: November 10-21

The International Roller Sports Federation and the German Artistic Roller Skating and Inline Association are presenting the 54th World Roller Figure Skating Championship in the city of Freiburg, Germany from November 10 through November 21, 2009. The inline events are November 11-12, the junior events are November 12-14, senior figures are November 16-17, the opening ceremony is November 17, and the remaining senior, show groups, precision roller skating competitions are November 18-21.
  • Discussion About the 2009 Artistic Worlds

  • Thursday, November 5, 2009

    Show Us Your Roller Derby Uniform

    This forum thread has been viewed nearly 30,000 times!

    Speed Skater Needs Helping Mounting Boot on Frame

    From Yonatan: "I can't position the back mounting nut above the frame slot because the front mounting block touches the 2nd wheel..."

    Inline One Eleven in Switzerland - Cancelled!

    From Jessica: "This makes me very sad - I really wanted to try it next year...."

    Wheel Hardness: 99a vs 103a

    From aishabear: "how can a fomac which is 99a be harder than a bone 103a?"

    Monday, November 2, 2009

    Crossovers on Skates - Fear or Futility?

    From njbird: "I am at the point where I can't really advance with my skating until I can learn how to do a crossover. I am too advanced for the beginners class and not advanced enough for the advanced class because I can't do the d*mn crossover..."

    How to Dye Skate Wheels

    Is dying skate wheels a different color really "so simple even a caveman could do it"?

    Any Roller Skating Posture Tips?

    From nd3141: "I'm a 35 year old male newbie with newbie questions: I'm curious about (1) weight distribution between the heel and the back of the feet, (2) Stance width changes, and (3) Exercises for shifting weight."

    Does a Roller Rink Need to be More Then a Roller Rink?

    Can a roller skating rink survive on roller skating alone?