Roller skating and rollerblading are two popular forms of skating. Learn more about skating and find links to skating equipment manufacturers and other sporting goods stores.
Learn about ice skating and roller skating and view photographs of ice skaters and roller skaters. Information about ice skates and roller skates is included on the page.
Unlike traditional roller skates, inline skates have four or five wheels arranged in one straight line and a heel stop for braking. A French inventor patented the first inline skate in 1819.
The following articles provide recent skating-related news.
Accusations of sexual misconduct against Richard Callaghan, who coached Tara Lipinski to an Olympic gold medal in 1998, have been ongoing for two decades.
Jeré Longman. New York Times. Monday, 20 Jul 2020 22:37:01 +0000.
The following pages provide more extensive skating news.