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.
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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.
One of the former skating partners of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Coughlin has accused him in a series of Facebook posts of sexually assaulting ...
Japan Times. Wednesday, 22 May 2019 17:26:00 +0900.
Kaetlyn Osmond announced her retirement from competitive figure skating on Thursday, ending her career as Canada's most decorated women's skater during which she won Olympic and world titles.
Reuters. Thursday, 02 May 2019 15:54:42 -0400.
Chen made no mistakes and landed four quadruple jumps to finish with 323.42 points on Saturday at the World Figure Skating Championships near Tokyo.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 17:12:26 GMT.
Defending champion Nathan Chen produced a spectacular free skate on Saturday to win the gold medal at the figure skating world championships. ...
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 09:30:00 PDT.