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Roller Skating has been around for many years, however do you know when and where it all started? 1743: First recorded use of roller skates, in a London stage performance. The inventor of this skate is unknown. 1760: First recorded skate invention, by John Joseph Merlin, who created a primitive inline skate with small metal wheels. Edvard Petrini's pedaled roller skates known asTakypod in Sweden, circa 1910 Check out our roller skate range at https://skatesale.co.uk/collections/roller-skates

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If you're after a little skating inspiration, then check out this video of 9 year old Sofia Bogdanova roller skating at the beach in Sicily. Simply amazing! If you fancy a go yourself, then check out our wide range of inline skates. You never know, you could have a hidden talent you never knew you had!

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! Whilst Roller rinks have come and gone over the years, the Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale, California is still going strong. Roller skating has never been so popular, every week hundreds of roller skating fans queue well in advance to skate the Retro Roller Rink. The rink has also become a popular filming location for television shows and movies, such as the recent film Straight Outta Compton. "We've been successful because we haven't changed much since the 1950s," says Moonlight Rollerway owner Dominic Cangelosi Choose from a wide selection of Roller Skates at Skate...

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Seven-year-old Tiluck Keisam, from Manipur, northeast India is a bit of a pro when it comes to Roller Skating. Whilst most seven year old's can be found spending hours on their mobiles or sat in front of the TV, Tiluck straps on his Roller Skates and spends up to seven hours every day practicing limbo skating. They say practice makes perfect and it seems the hours have paid off, now Tiluck holds the record for the furthest distance limbo skating. Choose from a wide selection of Roller Skates at Skate Sale

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