Updated: Apr 29
Let the good times roll! The NMRS is here to update you with recent news from around the country and abroad. Each week the NMRS hopes to share with you the most recent news on all areas of roller skating -- sport, recreation, and business. If you know of any news articles that highlight roller skating and would like us to share them, please let us know them with us!
‘Pretty Little Liars’ casting Hudson Valley roller skating extras
4/26/2023 | by Sara Rizzo | Hyde Park, N.Y. Grant Wilfley Casting is looking for Hudson Valley and New York City locals to play roller skating 70s partygoer extras for HBO Max’s “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin” season 2. The show will be filming in Hyde Park, Dutchess County. See more: https://www.news10.com/news/dutchess-county/pretty-little-liars-casting-hudson-valley-roller-skating-extras/
Enthusiastic roller-skaters rush to book spots at Cambridge Centre pop-up
04/26/2023 | by Maria Rosales Gerpe | Hamilton, ON L8W 0B4, Canada
Selling out more than 100 bookings the first day of opening, the highly anticipated SUSO Skate Co. pop-up at Cambridge Centre likely a limited, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. See more: https://www.therecord.com/local-cambridge/news/2023/04/26/enthusiastic-roller-skaters-rush-to-book-spots-at-cambridge-centre-pop-up.html?li_source=LI&li_medium=therecord_recommended_for_you
Locals gather on Pacific Beach Boardwalk to honor rollerblading legend ‘Slomo’
04/28/2023 | by Flora Coden | La Jolla, CA
Celebration was held to honor Dr. John Kitchin on his 80th birthday. See more: https://www.pbmonthly.net/news/story/2023-04-28/locals-gather-on-pacific-beach-boardwalk-to-honor-rollerblading-legend-slomo
Skating to survive
04/26/2023 | By Jeans Pineda | Taos, NM
Rumble on the Rio brought seven teams from across Colorado, Texas and New Mexico to Taos to compete in the hard-hitting contact sport for two days on Saturday and Sunday (April 22-23) inside of the Taos Youth and Family Center. See more: https://www.taosnews.com/sports/community-sports/skating-to-survive/article_dad37b0b-17e7-5941-a109-b2b7a5d9ebe9.html
Free admission at Skate City Academy in Colorado Springs May 8 to honor 50th anniversary, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
04/24/2023 | By Tony Keith | Colorado Springs, CO
Skate City on Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs is celebrating being open for half a century! See more: https://www.kktv.com/2023/04/24/free-admission-skate-city-academy-colorado-springs-may-8-honor-50th-anniversary-6-830-pm/