Did you know?

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

Edvard Petrini's pedaled roller skates known asTakypod in Sweden, circa 1910

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