In the News
Here are some interesting inline skating news articles.
All Skates on Deck
Royal Caribbean sets sail to the Voyager of the Seas, the first cruise line to feature
inline and ice skating.
Three Firms Announce Recall of Bicycle Helmets
Variflex Inc., NHS Inc., and First Team Sports Inc. are voluntarily recalling
about 243,000 helmets that fail impact testing required under CPSC's Safety Standard for
Bicycle Helmets, violating the Consumer Product Safety Act.
K2 Skate Recall
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),
K2 Corp., of Vashon, Wash., is recalling about 12,000 "FLIGHT ALX" brand in-line
This group warns that billions of dollars for trails will be lost unless States
claim their share of Federal Funds.
Russian Skates Across Germany
Russian roller Geprge Pakhomov will cross all Germany from South to
North in April 2003. 1500 km - 20 days. (site is in Russian and German )
San Francisco Skaters Get Political
The SF Board of Supervisors appoints David Miles (a.k.a. the Godfather
of Skating) to the San Francisco Skateboard Task Force. Don't let
"Skateboard" fool you, though-this task force should help to assure
the rights of all types of skaters.
United Kingdom Inline Skating Association (UKISA)
This group sponsors the UK's National Inline Skating Week as the
National body for recreational skating in the UK offering lessons and a
searchable instructor list.