How to Stop on Rollerblades for Beginners

When it comes to learning how to rollerblade, taking off and stopping are two super important parts of the process. Beginner rollerblades typically come with a braking system, and the brake is always on the right skate. Now, having some stopping mechanism is one thing, but putting it to work smoothly and safely is quite … Read more

How to Rollerblade for Beginners

In this post, I’ll show you how to rollerblade for beginners — no intermediate or pro-level stuff at all. You’ll learn how to wear your rollerblading gear and how to lace up your beginner inline skates. You’ll also learn how to get up and adopt the right stance, how to fall safely, how to roll … Read more

Do You Need a Helmet Rollerskating?

do you need a helmet rollerskating

Studies show that inline skating head injuries (also rollerblading, done using inline skates/rollerblades) and rollerskating (done using quad skates) happen less frequently than do ice skating head injuries. In one study, ice skating accounted for 13.3 percent of the head injuries observed compared to just 4.4 percent for rollerskating and 5 percent for inline skating. … Read more

Best Rollerblades for Kids

Best Rollerblades for Kids

Good rollerblades are a great birthday gift, and there’s no better way to demonstrate your boundless love for your child. But choosing the best rollerblades for kids has never been easy. There’s quite a bunch of things to keep in mind: Inline skate wheels, durometer, wheel size, the frame, the boot, adjustability, and whatnot. My … Read more