How to Roller Skate – Part 1

How to Roller Skate – Part 1

Roller Skating is a pastime that is loved and enjoyed by many people, you can be young or old, fit or not, roller skating is accessible to everybody. Once you have purchased your skates and one or two items of safety gear then you are all set to enjoy a thrilling experience. But if you are taking up roller skating for the very first time, it can be a little […]

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Sports That Use Roller Skates – Part 3

Sports That Use Roller Skates – Part 3

The concluding part of our blog on the different sports that can be used wearing roller skates continues with Roller Derby. We have already seen that many great sports that are normally played on ice are also great sports for enjoying on roller skates. We commence part three with a team game where players compete on an oval track. This particular game was featured in the well-known Hollywood movie of […]

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Sports That Use Roller Skates – Part 2

Sports That Use Roller Skates – Part 2

The second part of our blog to discover all the different sports that use roller skates takes a look at Roller Hockey and Rollball to name just two sports. The great thing about roller skates is they can be used just about anywhere and they are great for sports similar to ice skating.
Roller Hockey
To participate in Roller Hockey the competitors use inline skates, it is a version of field hockey […]

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How In-Line Skates are Made – Part 2

How In-Line Skates are Made – Part 2

In the second part of our blog to learn how in-line skates are made, we looked at the history of in-line skates and how they were developed. In this edition we concentrate on the actual parts and build of the roller skate and what materials are used.
The Parts of an In-Line Skate
Today’s modern in-line skate has wheels that are made out of polyurethane that are fixed to a chassis that […]

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Sports That Use Roller Skates – Part 1

Sports That Use Roller Skates – Part 1

Roller skating is a sport / pastime that basically is the act of moving whilst standing on a pair of roller skates. It has become a highly popular activity all over the world, particularly among the younger generation. Its popularity is based on its low cost and flexibility.
Anybody can take up roller skating young or old, and basically you can roller skate just about anywhere. That is to say places […]

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How In-Line Skates are Made – Part 1

How In-Line Skates are Made – Part 1

There are two types of roller skates, the most popular are the street-type skates that have four wheels. But the other type is called in-line skates that are used for sports and other events. In this blog we look at in-line skates in detail, see how they are made and what materials they are made from.
The History of In-Line Skates
In-line skates came into fashion in the 1980s, but roller-skating dates […]

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