Winter 2003 Roller Warehouse Video Spread

 Winter '03 RW video spread featuring 70 titles. Height of the Aggressive Inline Film Industry?

Net profit for a typical VOD project can be expressed as:

(Total Paying Customers * Download Price) - Expenses

Expenses might include everything from payment processor and distribution overhead1 (as much as a staggering twenty percent of gross or more), Superbus tickets, Happy Meals, jean-print tights, ironic haircuts, fisheye lenses, Gulfwax, du rags, Ibuprofen, sunglasses, forties, etc.

It's fair to place a hard upper limit on the current number of potential paying Aggroblading video viewing customers somewhere around 5,000. Figures provided for recent superstar ...

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K2 Skates Wants YOU. Rolling since 1994, we're committed to building the best product in the industry and inspiring the world by promoting Serious Fun and a love for the outdoors in everything we do.

However, we need your help! K2 Skates is looking for the next group of ambassadors to be the face of the brand. If you love skating, being active, and enjoy being involved in the skating scene, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.


FEATURING: CHAINSAW, J-ROC, DRRTY, KPILL$, PATMAN, KRAZY B. TEAM MEMBERS MIA KARP, GINO ...

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DISCLAIMER: The below is a reality-driven work of fiction


How much would it cost to buy aggressive inline skating?

Yes, all of it. Every single active company and brand.

Let's look at Rollerblade's estimated 2008 operating revenue: $20M US. 2008 was a rocky year in finance and a long time ago, but aggressive rollerblading has gone downhill in participation terms since then, so this seems like a fair starting point.

Extrapolate from this that aggressive sales represent no more than 15% of total income, but probably closer to 8% or $1.6M. Rollerblade have the best recognition and ...

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There's an outsized mention of "generations" in rollerblading lately; particularly on the Fungus Knifing Talkshow, but none have thus far attempted to loosely or discretely define said generations. Based on my limited knowledge, gut instinct, and personal biases, I'll give delineation a try so that we can 1)anecdotally bucket-label eachother and 2)make fewer unwarranted experiential assumptions of our near-peers' assumptions.

GENERATION O - THE LAND BEFORE TIME : 198X+

Generation 0

Rollerblade... the ride continues

Arrived with the first wave of Rollerblade® product and took more cues from rollerskating than skateboarding or BMX. These guys (and a shockingly high percentage of ...

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DISCLAIMER: I am not affiliated with Bake, Ground Control or Kizer. No products, bribes, or threats were delivered.
lightning

1988 Rollerblade Lightning (with 72mm wheel frame), Kizer Level 3, Ground Control Big, Bake (mk3)

BACKGROUND

72mm is a great wheel size for more speed and maneuverability than a conventional aggressive setup, with a reasonably short wheelbase that allows for grinding and retains vertical stability. I've been riding Bake frames on my primary setup since their Kickstarter project concluded unsuccessfully and they became available. Like many early nineties aggressive inliners, 4x 72mm felt familiar from the hockey and rec setups of ...

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