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First time on Roller skates in 12+ years

Saturday, January 05, 2013

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I learned to roller skate when I was little (younger than 5 or 6) in the basement of my parents' house. Occasionally, my older sister would take me with her to the roller rink where she played on the hockey team. I always loved to skate but as I got older I just didn't make time for it or there wasn't a rink or I didn't have the money or the roller blades I bought at one point didn't work for me or I was just looking for excuses. That older sister of mine inspired me to get to the rink. A few months ago she joined a roller derby team (go sister!). When she offered to buy the kids roller skates for Christmas, I realized that neither of them had ever been on roller skates (the oldest is 12). So, today, we remedied that. Definitely something we will be doing again. I'm not sure that the calories burned is 100% accurate but sp says for 90 minutes it was a little over 1,000 calories!
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  • v NOREGRET2010
    That's AWESOME! Getting back on skates is one of my goals! I didn't learn until I was 18 or 19, but i LOVED it. I don't know I'll ever be able to do the roller blades (the one time I tried was a dismal failure!), but last summer, I noticed a lot of folks rollerskating/blading at a local park with fitness trails and I thought -I want to do that again!

    GO YOU!!!
    1330 days ago
  • v TENNISJIM
    Wow, way to go!
    1331 days ago
  • v BROOKLEE99
    1,000 calories? Wow! Now I am thinking of taking up skating!
    1331 days ago
  • v TWEETYKC00
    Whoohoo, skating can be fun!
    1332 days ago
  • v ARUN4ONE
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    1332 days ago
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