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Old 05-02-2012, 06:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mrmidWest View Post
Just curious if there's anyone who is/was into inline skating. Now before I get flamed for being a "fruitbooter" I'm not talking about this:
I'm talking about this:Best of Pro Aggressive Skaters - YouTube
There was an article about this recently - Make Rollerblading as Cool as It Was in 1994 - Wired How-To Wiki



Like david_z and luckboxing... I rollerbladed in the nineties and had fun doing it, but pretty much stopped during college (I still play a lot of ice hockey though). It was fun, popular and pretty easy to pick up - the last being important in that a lot of girls also rollerbladed, even in the city or on somewhat hilly slopes.

ilikecoupons - to do a rail the most basic thing to do was to land with the rail between your 2nd and 3rd wheels (in the middle) and skid on the plastic of the wheel frame.
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