Thursday, August 4, 2011

Inline Skating and Roller Skating - Only for Kids?

From SurfinBernard in the SkateLog Forum: "This is what I get a lot of when I skate outdoors: people speaking loud enough for me to hear, talking about how skating is fine for kids but...."
["Skating Is for Kids" Discussion in the SkateLog Forum]

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Roller Sports Being Considered for 2020 Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board Announcement on July 4, 2011: "The shortlist of sports that will be considered for inclusion in the sports programme of the 2020 Olympiad are: baseball, karate, roller sports, softball, sports climbing, squash, wakeboard and wushu, one of which could be added to the 2020 sports programme to be voted on by the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires in 2013. The programme can include a maximum of 28 sports."
- [Read the Full IOC Announcement]
- [Discuss "Olympic Roller Sports" in the SkateLog Forum]