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Stories by Beginning Inline Skaters

Articles and skating diaries written by beginning inline skaters, explaining why they decided to start skating, how they over came their fears, what their first lessons were like, and (in some cases) how they progressed from absolute beginner to skating a full 26 mile marathon in less than 6 months.

A Total Beginner's Skating Diary
Doan-Trang Tran of Southern California wants to skate a full 26 mile marathon less than five months after her first inline skating lesson. She invites us to follow along (in photos and in her skating diary) as she pursues that goal.
  • Why Trang Wants to Skate a Marathon
  • Trang's Story About Learning to Skate

    Learning to Skate and Living to Tell About It
    In this article Marlene Nakamoto talks about her first inline skating lesson in Honolulu, taught by skating instructor Tim Temple (IslandScene.com)

    From Smoker to Marathoner in 6 Months
    How 47 year old John Aurentz stopped smoking, made other healthy lifestyle changes, and found a new, exciting and fun activity in inline skating (ARTICLE COMING SOON - BEING MOVED FROM ABOUT.COM)



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