Skatespiration

Rollerskater Spotlight: Ryan “Mojito” M.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Ryan “Mojito” M.

Rollin’ in from North Delta is one of our in-person members, Ryan a.k.a. Mojito! The first skater to complete our inaugural Alphabet Challenge, Mojito is an avid fan of Rolla’s dance classes and has lots of big roller skating goals including landing some exciting...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Yvonne W.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Yvonne W.

Say hello to one of our amazing online members joining us virtually all the way from Apopka, Florida, U.S.A.: Yvonne a.k.a. Cup-Skates! In addition to her roller skating passion, Yvonne also loves decorating cakes, which is where her amazing skater name comes from....

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All Rollerskating Bodies are Beautiful

All Rollerskating Bodies are Beautiful

  It's Summer Time and things are heating up here at Rolla Skate Club Vancouver. And as the days get warmer, we're pulling out our shorts from the back of our closets and most of us are getting a bit of a surprise.. The last 12 months of Covid restrictions and...

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Whose land are you skating on?

Whose land are you skating on?

As rollerskaters we are deeply connected to the land we skate on.  We viscerally experience the contours of the land as it rolls under our wheels, the rocks or twigs that we do our best to avoid while out on a trail skate, being held weightless in the air as we drop...

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Brady aka Goldie Lox & Bagel

Brady aka Goldie Lox & Bagel

If you've ever emailed Rolla Skate Club with a question about a Rolla class or an online membership then you've probably already met Brady aka Goldie Lox & Bagel.  Brady is our current "Director of Customer Happiness" which means that she answers every email,...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Nadia S.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Nadia S.

Meet one of our lovely online Rolla Skate club members - who got nominated for Skater Spotlight for her dedication to our Rollerskating 101 virtual program 🙂 Your name, skater name, or how you like to be called: Nadia AKA MapleTee. Your social media handle:...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Angella S

Rollerskater Spotlight: Angella S

We love our members, and we love to bring you their interesting stories in our Rollerskater Spotlight. Coming at you from Vancouver, one of our lovely in-person members, Angella, was nominated by her coaches due to her passion for learning new rollerskating skills and...

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How to Look Good on Rollerskates

How to Look Good on Rollerskates

We all know that feeling. You're watching a video of someone on rollerskates - they're cruising along beside the beach with the wind in their hair. It looks effortless. It looks good. "How do I look that good on rollerskates?" you ask yourself. Well we've spent the...

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Get to know Freight Train aka Tinisha Bonaby

Get to know Freight Train aka Tinisha Bonaby

"Holy crap, I feel like I've just been hit by a train!" announced LuluDemon as the jam ended. She rolled back to the team's bench, "Who is that skater?"  "That's Freight Train!" her teammate replied.  It was 2014, and Houston had travelled up to Vancouver, Canada, to...

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Get to know Dirty Deborah Harry

Get to know Dirty Deborah Harry

Our relationship with Dirty Deborah Harry goes back to the heydays of roller derby. Rolla Co-Founder LuluDemon had been invited to coach at RollerCon Down Under, a 5-day roller derby convention and training camp in Caloundra, Australia in 2011. Arriving at the coach...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Emma B. and Jordyn F.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Emma B. and Jordyn F.

Meet two of our fave skaters, who also happen to be one of Rolla's favourite mother-daughter skater duos! Your name, skater name, or how you like to be called: Emma -  “Forest” - Forever changing and a little crazy. Jordyn - Discosaurus - I love animal prints, disco,...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Alex S

Rollerskater Spotlight: Alex S

We love our members, and we love to bring you their interesting stories in our Rollerskater Spotlight. Coming at you from BC's Vancouver Island, one of our first-ever Rolla Skate Club Online members, Alex, loves to get down with the party lights in her disco garage....

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How to Build Your Dream Skate Floor with Fran

How to Build Your Dream Skate Floor with Fran

We’re all adapting our best to this new normal. With our favourite indoor spots closed, many of us are scrambling for places to rollerskate, especially if you live somewhere with wet winters *ahem* Vancouver. Worried about scratching your hardwood floors? Is your home...

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What rollerskates should I buy?

What rollerskates should I buy?

We get this question all the time! The perfect rollerskates for you depend on your feet, budget, and the kind of rollerskating you’re looking to do. Whether you’re a total gear nerd like Stormy, or you will skate on almost anything like Lulu, we have one piece of...

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How to Lace Your Skates + Life Hacks + Outdoor Skating

How to Lace Your Skates + Life Hacks + Outdoor Skating

 Kick-Ass Outdoor Skate Series with Coach Barbie It's Friday, which means... another episode of Coach Barbie's kick-ass Outdoor Skate Series! Barbie's helping us to get through these wild times by improving our outdoor skate abilities. Rolla Home Club members get...

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Outdoor Skating, Dance Inspo + Female Friendly Hip Hop

Outdoor Skating, Dance Inspo + Female Friendly Hip Hop

Dance Inspo This week's Weekly Challenge sure is a challenge. Coach Lulu's floor move had us all sweaty and our cores flexed. The ladies in the video below make it look too easy! Check out their funky choreography as well as their variations of Lulu's floor move for...

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