Roller-skating used to be a recreational activity people indulged in during the weekends. They would put on their skates and then jump on the dance floor and just roll the night away. But roller-skating these days is not just merely an activity but considered as a sport, as a discipline.
Do you know any roller-skating sports? It’s ok if you don’t, it is no secret that these sports are not big worldwide, but they are recognized worldwide. They don’t come up short with adrenaline-pumping moments and flawless executions.
So, if you want to witness something thrilling, then here you go.
Inline skating is derived from the type of skates’ participants wear.
Inline skates are the usual footwear with two to five polyurethane wheels arranged by plastic or metal frame. This sport is actually a group of sporting activities from roller racing all the way to the more common, rollerblading.
There are different types of inline skating, you have vert skating that uses a ramp. You also have aggressive inline skating, which is well, more aggressive and is done with advanced skating techniques.
There are even roller soccer and road skating. All of these will give you the roller action you crave for.
Out of all the roller-skating sports, figure skating is probably the biggest one in terms of activity and recognition on a global scale. Figure skating is one of the biggest highlights of the Olympics and countries spend millions on their figure skaters.
Figure skating involves a lot of stunts pulled off to perfection. However, figure skating is also a dangerous sport that may result from minor to permanent injuries. That is why the best figure skaters spend years training and perfecting every routine and technique.
You’ll never find a more elegant and at the same time thrilling sport.
Hockey or to be more specific, ice hockey is big here in Canada, it is the top sport here. That is why roller hockey is also recognized all over the country. Roller hockey is just like ice hockey just without the ice and the blades.
You should try any of the sports we’ve discussed here at least once in your life. What are you waiting for?