Inline skating

Inline skating

Inline skating - the way to move on wheels, called inline skating, rollerblading or In-line skating. The sport of inline skating can be done with roller skates, as well as inliners with 3 wheels and skates with 4 wheels.

Inline skating

The huge boom in inline skating is over, but inline skating still belongs to the majority of people, as a summer sport in the sunshine. Who would have thought back then, that the trend sports from the 90s to the 21st Century holds? At the beginning of inline skates there were 76mm wheels. In this day and age you are already wondering if 90mm or larger roll size to choose? In fact, the ever-increasing roller-size of in-line skaters is an indication that inline skating is still used very often every year and therefore skaters are safer and more self-confident on 4 or meanwhile on 3 wheels.

Inline skating in everyday life

Even in everyday life, inline skating can be combined very well. Whether it's a short distance with the family, or the larger round with your dog. Especially in summer, inline skating is also a substitute for the gym. In any form, inline skating is good for your health. There is hardly any other sport that is also gentle on the joints and at the same time so helpful against back pain.

Sport with inline skates

There are many sports that are done with inliners. Starting with the normal recreational and fitness skating on downhill skating in which the athlete down the street on a steep mountain, or the more well-known sports such as Rollersoccer, inline basketball, and last but not least the most well-known Sporart on wheels - the team sport inline hockey. In the meantime, there is also the possibility for speed skating for professionals. Especially in the big cities we have very big and successful speed skate clubs.
For more information, see Inline Sports.

Inline skating with protective equipment

Especially inline skates beginners should always pay attention to wear protective gear while inline skating. Since in the beginning it is mostly about the balance, which can be difficult for beginners due to the unfamiliar load and the standing on wheels, always come to an unpredictable fall. For this reason, you should always wear enough protective gear when skating. A complete protective gear for a recreational and fitness skater is in any case an inline skate helmet, as well as protectors for knees, elbows and wrists. Even with advanced skaters and semi-professionals, it can always and always come to a fall. Therefore, it is not wrong with these inline skate types to wear enough protective gear.

 

Inline skater types

What is of course important before every purchase of inliners, is the inline skater type or inline skaters Art. Here one differentiates in free time inline skating, fitness inline skating, as well as inline skating training. The topic then goes in a certain white even deeper into the matter. There is a freeskate and fresstyle skater, also called urban skater. Then there are the very tough guys, the stunt skaters, who are also called Aggressive Skaters or Unusual Skaters.

 

Leisure rollerblading

The majority of inline skaters are in the field of leisure and fitness. As recreational inline skating you can call the short exits with the family.
The inline skate guy is characterized by the fact that he only rarely and short distances depending on perfect weather and circumstances to drive. There are rarely longer distances and no speed records are broken. It is simply about the fun of inline skating with the life partner, friends or family.

 

Fitness inline skating

The fitness inline skater type rides more often than the recreational skater. Often the reason is the general fitness and health. The fitness skater is usually relatively stable on the skates and runs short to medium distances. The goal here is not the speed but often the distance or the distance. Not infrequently, inline skating is used as a replacement for the gym. Doctors also often advise inline skating, as this is one of the few sports in which you can train almost all muscle groups at one go.

 

Training inline skaters

The training inline skating type usually defines its goal as a continuous increase in the speed and distance of the track. Not infrequently, this type of skater is heavily constrained in professional life and takes the inline skating training as a balance to the profession. Several times a week the skates are strapped to the feet and the last reserves of the day are squeezed out of the body. The training inline skaters are often found on marathon races.

 

Freeskater, Freestyle Skater and Urban Skater

The inline skater type in the Freeskate and Urban area is often a casual inline skater who skates through the city, jumps over steps or the bench in the park, and slips the banister down to the subway / metro. Accordingly, the skates of these inline skaters are very robust hardshell skates with mostly 80mm reel size.
For more information, see Urban Skating.

Freestyle skating is a sport that is very common in big cities like Barcelona, Paris, Moscow, etc. You set up little huts in a row with a small distance behind each other and skate through. This process can then be accomplished with all possible and imaginable skating techniques. On one leg, with both legs turning or turning on one leg.
For more information, see Freestyle Skating.

Stunt inline skaters & aggressive skaters

The stunt skater, aggressive inline skater is on the way with heavy and robust hardshell stunt skates, which are equipped according to preference with 72mm wheels, 61mm, 60mm, or 59mm wheels set up. Some populate your skates with even smaller wheels like 58mm, 57mm or 55mm wheels. It always depends on the skater and his preferences. The Aggressive Skater slips on long banisters, and the Inlineskating Art is known by the guys from the Half-Pipe.

 

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