Skating Evolution: The Stories Of Roller Skaters: Skating History Timeline (Paperback)
Roller-skating was invented in 1735 by John Joseph Merlin, a Belgian who famously introduced his new wheeled shoes at a party in London and promptly crashed into a mirror. (That's why moms always insist their kids wear helmets when learning how to skate ) Monsieur Petitbled patented the roller-skate in 1819.
The evolution of skating is the journey through the lives of skaters as they share their tales of discovery, growth, inspiration, and passion of when they fell in love with roller skating and the impact it has on their life. This compilation of stories will take you on a twisting ride into the gritty underground of adult roller-skating introducing event organizers, videographers, DJs, skate critics, rink owners, and more.