http://www.oneblademag.com/the-rounds/the-rounds-1-the-scooter-situation

John:

  • Does Arlo really still skate?
  • Are rollerbladers really "pissed" about being ignored by "mainstream action sports"? I'm not.

It's worth considering how a specific intent is associated with each Action Sport tool. The uninitiated public assumes "skateboarders" are doing tricks; while the vast majority of inline skaters and cyclists are not doing stunts or tricks at all - they are involved in more mundane, less extreme activities. It is unclear whether inline scootering will primarily become an Action Sport or branch out into a wider range of applications. My guess, though, is ...

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The first issue of Jan Welch's excellent Scum Magazine covered this event. It is preserved here.

This was possibly the first big competition in Texas and the first one I entered. The event took place just a couple weeks before ESPN's inaugural Extreme Games, and shortly after The Hoax II tour made its Rapid Revolutions (Dallas skatepark, formerly Jeff Phillips Skatepark) lock-in stop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EGj3JC-CNE

Arlo, Dave K. Brian, and some of the Scribe guys were already celebs to groms like myself from appearances in The Hoax, Mad Beef, Inline Magazine's Omaha ...

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https://vimeo.com/84052381 Youtube Mirror

FILMED ON LOCATION IN CHICAGO, NASHVILLE, LITTLE ROCK, NEW ORLEANS, HOUSTON, AUSTIN, DENTON - SOMMEREND 2013

Guest Starring: Giraffe, Collin Martin, Hatians, Babies

Camera Thanks: Scottie B, Jordan Williams, BP, BK, Collin Martin, Joe Esquivel, Drew Humphrey, Tall Tone, Cree, Michael Langhausen, Michael Stein...more

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