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The history of inline skating is much older than you think! Did you know that the first pair of roller skates known were invented in 1760? Online-skating.com reveals the historical developments and improvements of roller skates, inline skates… Discover all the inventors who made modern rollerblading …



The history of inline skating is much older than you think! Did you know that the first pair of roller skates known were invented in 1760? Online-skating.com reveals the historical developments and improvements of roller skates, inline skates… Discover all the inventors who made modern rollerblading …

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Chronology of the One-Hour World Record on roller and inline skates

9/06/20 | par |  0 commentaire(s) | lu 2726 fois

Many speed skaters have achieved hourly roller records over the years, often in very different conditions from one time to the next. The International Federation is working on standardizing the format to create an official record. An overview of the performances of these champions…

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From ice skating to roller skating: convertible skates

22/04/20 | par |  0 commentaire(s) | lu 1029 fois

Inventors have never lacked imagination when it comes to finding technical solutions to get from the ice to the land. By the end of the 19th century, many of them had already decided not to choose between their two passions.

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Pic® Skate – American company for inline artistic skating

20/04/20 | par |  0 commentaire(s) | lu 886 fois

In 2020 the company Pic® Skate was put up for sale by its owner John Petell. The ad was published directly on the homepage of the company’s website. The opportunity to discover the contribution of this brand to inline artistic skating…

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The history of traditional roller skates with clip-axles

2/10/19 | par |  0 commentaire(s) | lu 1897 fois

The traditional frame with the two wheels next to each other and the clip axles has been forgotten in recent years. However, it proved to be extremely practical, as it allowed the rollers to be changed in no time at all without tools. It has made a comeback in 2010 thanks to the return of the Roller Derby …

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Roller Skating in musicals

26/11/18 | par |  0 commentaire(s) | lu 8700 fois

Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rodgers and Donald O’Connor set milestones in history of skating musicals with their outstanding performances. Onlineskating did some researches to make these memories revive.

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