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Overall - John Sullivan
Best Pantz - KPillz (shorts)
Worst Trick - Matt Rankin (wallride aoop fish)
Longest Drive - Rankin/Austin Goode
Best Flip - DJ Karp
Best Lines - H-Town
Sour Grapes - Hunter Grimm
Latest Arrival - Chris G.
Bladies - Mallory
Free Drinks - Everyone Else

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 This is a great way to retire busted Xsjados. Skate to or across town at high speed, free of shoe carrying baggage - all without getting DOOPed.

Grab some Chinese Bont speedskate knockoff 100mm or 110mm frames on eBay, at a thrift store, or on Craigslist. The frames below are from Arrowy brand skates, which cost around $60 lightly used.

Roadskates - 1

 Obviously these frames are not UFS compatible. Luckily, they will fit a pair of UFS-mount skates easily and with minimal effort. Here you can see that the frame has been flipped 180 degrees for clearance, which also produces the added benefit ...

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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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The Commandments of Rollerblading

And the LORD said unto Arlo, Roll up to me onto the ledge, and be there: and I will give thee tablets of wax, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them. And Arlo rose up, and his minister Chris Edwards: and Arlo rolled up onto the ledge of God -

  • THOU shalt roll upon two small wheels with stones between them
  • THOU shalt not step to thy grinds
  • THOU shalt approach grinds forwards or backwards with skates in parallel
  • THOU shalt not touch by hand the object being ground before or during grinding
  • THOU ...

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