Hey guys, I saw a couple of news article on News.com.au yesterday about a recent skitching incident involving a teenager down in Sydney that has resulted in him suffering a serious head injury. There's no mention in either article as to whether or not he was wearing a helmet, but seriously, wearing a helmet or not, skitching is dangerous.
Submitted by Skate-Parts.Com on Tue, 13/03/2012 - 22:01
The Canberra Roller Derby League has released their bout dates and competitors for the 2012 season with tickets at $10 plus the OzTix booking fee. Bouts are presently all at the Southern Cross Stadium in Tuggeranong.
Submitted by Skate-Parts.Com on Fri, 09/03/2012 - 09:35
Artistic roller skates are most comparable to figure ice skates, just as artistic roller skating is most comparable to figure skating on ice. They normally have a leather boot that extends above the ankle to offer greater support with a strong base plate and jump bar to give the skates extra strength when performing jumps.
Submitted by Skate-Parts.Com on Wed, 07/03/2012 - 22:12
Paul D. Piche has put together a video with the Hammer City Roller Girls giving you a run through of flat track roller derby in 2 minutes including the different roles, times, scoring points and more. If you are new to the sport, this is one of the clearest explanations of it that I've seen!