History of Roller Skating

All roller skates in the first century were inline skates. The wheels were in a straight line. According to History of Roller Skating, by James Turner and Michael Zaidman, it was published by the National Museum of Roller Skating (Lincoln, Neb.). John Joseph Merlin was the first person to invent a roller skate. He was …

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Roller Skates In The 80s

Those born in the 70s and 80s probably get a little nostalgic when you see your kids doing roller skating outside those days. Roller skating was so popular in the 80s. Popular people wrote songs about it, movies were made about it, and athletes endorsed it. Everyone in all areas loved roller skating, jamming out to …

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