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by blondie
Sat Sep 05, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: London Scene
Topic: Easy Saturday Skate (Battasea Park)
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Re: Easy Saturday Skate (Battasea Park)

That was fun, thank you! :)

A challenging surface but a good opportunity to skate in a group and away from traffic. And easy access to carbs and coffee afterwards!

(y) :)
by blondie
Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: London Scene
Topic: Skating in Bristol
Replies: 14
Views: 2698

Re: Skating in Bristol from the home page: There is definitely a reason more than 13 million people around the country still break out the blades for a fun, fast workout. Where on earth did this figure come from? I just googled that text and it came up with the article below (from...
by blondie
Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: Skating forwards... check. Skating backwards...
Replies: 33
Views: 4382

Re: Skating forwards... check. Skating backwards...

Thank you to swmlon for asking this, and to the rest of you for your generous tips. I'd been doing the backwards walking/ gliding thing but was wondering how to progress. I tried some of your tips in the park today - I hadn't tried backward lemons before. swmlon, if you are anywhere near Camberwell/...
by blondie
Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: USA Coast2Coast
Replies: 16
Views: 4917

Re: USA Coast2Coast

As dougp says, go for it! Life isn't a dress rehearsal and all that.
by blondie
Tue Jul 21, 2009 8:36 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Is this mad- or do-able?
Replies: 59
Views: 12139

Re: Is this mad- or do-able?

I am dreaming of doing a "Accross the USA from West to East" on skates. Not sure how this could be done though! Danny Dannels did this last year and set a new record, very under publicised (so much so I can't find the actual record now), he has now quit skating though! below is a link to ...
by blondie
Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Introduce yourself - old
Replies: 551
Views: 234428

Re: Introduce Yourself

Hi everyone I'm Alison and I've been skating for a few months now. I've also been visiting for a while so thought I should make it official and also thank you all for the useful skating tips I've picked up. There's a mine of erm other information too! I used to come to Hyde Park every weekend...

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