Best Knee Pads for Roller Skating

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Looking for the best knee pads for roller skating? We at skatingmagic.com have bought and tested various options and I’m here to share useful insights gleaned from our personal experiences with the gear. This guide highlights our top picks and also covers knee gear selection, pad types, sizing, and more. You’ll go home with six … Read more

How to Rollerblade on Rough Ground

how to rollerblade on rough roads

Inline skating on bad roads and poorly maintained sidewalks can be tough. And it’s easy to tumble over. Below is a rough road rollerblading video tutorial I put together to show you how I do it. Rollerblading is complete freedom and boundless adventure. But what happens when you encounter uneven terrain, rough roads, bumpy paths, … Read more

Soul Slide on Inline Skates Tutorial

How to soul slide Bujie demonstrating the soul stop

I’m Bujie, and I’ve been rollerblading for the past 16 years. In this soul slide tutorial, I demonstrate step-by-step how to do the soul slide on inline skates. The soul slide is essential to learning the magic slide, an advanced inline skating speed-control technique. This post will focus on the soul slide. It’s one of … Read more

Triple Eight Saver Series Pads Review

Triple Eight Saver Series Pads Review

Below is my honest-to-goodness video review of the Triple 8 Saver Series Pad Set. I’ve personally tested these knee, wrist, and elbow pads, and I’ll let my firsthand experience speak to you. I’ve uploaded original photos to show you what the kneesavers, elbowsavers, and wristsavers look like and how they fit me. You may also … Read more

Best Wrist Guards for Skating

5 best wrist guards for skating

We previously wrote a post on the best knee pads for roller skating, but we feel that wrist guards need a bit more attention than they get when you lump them together with everything else.  Also read: Best large-noggin skateboard helmets Broken wrists happen at a scarily high rate in inline skating, roller skating, skateboarding, longboarding, … Read more

How to Clean Inline Skates Properly

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In this rollerblade cleaning tutorial, Peter, one of us at skatingmagic.com, will walk you demonstrate how to clean your inline skates correctly. We’ve also got you covered with a comprehensive video tutorial. From gathering the necessary supplies needed to cleaning each component – wheels, bearings, boot, liner, frame, and laces – we’re here to help … Read more

How to Longboard for Beginners

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If you’re wondering how to longboard for beginners, you’re in for a treat. In less than 20 minutes, you can grasp the basics of riding a longboard. You can learn how to balance on a longboard, how to move forward, how to steer the board, how to foot brake, and even how to bail if … Read more

Inline Skating Tricks for Beginners

Inline Skating Tricks for Beginners

Being able to glide forward and backwards on inline skates feels good. But being able to pull off a few cool inline skating tricks as a beginner or intermediate-level skater feels even better. And this post offers you a list of 11 inline skate tricks you can learn even if you’ve not been inline skating … Read more

How to Fall on Rollerblades Safely

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How do you rollerblade without falling? I hate to break it to you, but there’s no way to inline skate without falling. Falls are inevitable when it comes to inline skating. Even pro level skaters like our very own Bujie falls once in a while. Also read: How to powerslide on rollerblades But here’s the … Read more

Urban vs Fitness Inline Skates

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What’s are urban inline skates and how do they differ from fitness skates? In urban vs fitness inline skates, Bujie, a member of the skatingmagic team, will answer that question, highlighting all the differences between the two skate types. I’ll now let Bujie take over and share what he knows with you. Also read: How … Read more