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Rollerblading & Inline Skating
Did you know? That rollerblading and inline skating are actually the same sport. That's because inline skating is called rollerblading much like we say 'Hoovering' for vacuuming and 'make a Xerox' for doing a photocopy. Interesting stuff huh?
Inline skates have two to five polyurethane wheels (usually four), arranged in a single line, although five-wheel designs are no longer manufactured. The inline design allows for greater speed and maneuverability as opposed to four-on-the-floor roller skates. Inline wheels are coupled with boots designed for skating over and around various obstacles and jumping.
With COVID-19 Level 2 restrictions being in place from 6am on Sunday 28 February we would like to reassure you that we’re open and will be following Ministry of Health guidelines.
1 March 2021
People have been wondering what the ramp next to the box jump was for and this is it... A custom made DD Airbags lander. It is perfect for learning new tricks or just sending it for fun.
9 January 2020
Months in the making, Napier’s new-look skate park is now open for roller sports of all kinds including skateboarding, bmx, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering. Basically, if it's got wheels and you can strap them on or ride it, you're in with a grin.
13 December 2016
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