Ask Dad - Roller Skating Questions Answered - 013

Ask Dad – Roller Skating Question Answered – 013

The Roller Skate Dad Answers Your Roller Skating Questions On this week’s episode, we have our very first Ask Dad episode! Beginning in 2019, I started collecting roller skating questions from people visiting the Roller Skate Dad website. Anyone can submit a question simply by going to Ask Dad in the main menu of the website. Fill in a few …

TXRD All-Star Milla Juke-a-bitch

Texas Roller Derby All-Star Milla Juke-a-bitch – 012

A TXRD Player’s Journey from Beginner Skater to All-Star On this week’s episode, I sit down with Texas Roller Derby (TXRD) All-Star Milla Juke-a-bitch. Milla has been a roller derby player with TXRD for the last seven years. She is an all-star player, team captain for the Cherry Bombs and even trains new roller derby players on the sport. But, …

Episode 11: The Skate Critic Ginger Mathews

The Skate Critic with Ginger Mathews – 011

On a Mission to Review Every Roller Skating Rink in the World On this week’s episode, I sit down with the Skate Critic, Ginger Mathews. Ginger runs a Facebook Group called Skate Critic where she has visited and reviewed over 300 roller skating rinks in the last 5 years. On today’s episode, Ginger and I talk about: Skate Critic’s founding …

United Skates: A New Roller Skating Documentary

United Skates Documentary with Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler – 010

Saving America’s Roller Skating Rinks The big day is finally here! Today, I have my special interview with Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown – the directors for the new HBO roller skating documentary called United Skates. On today’s episode, Dyana, Tina and I talk about: The United Skates Documentary. We dig into the film and talk about the 6 years …

Starting a Roller Skating Rink - 009

Starting a Roller Skating Rink – 009

Steps for Opening a Roller Rink On today’s episode, I give you a basic primer for starting a roller skating rink. More specifically, we discuss: A high-level overview of The Roller Skating Business Resource Manual that covers how to start a roller rink. A few of the steps in the manual in more detail – namely demographics, rink size & …

7 Tips for Buying Your Next Roller Skating Boots

The Roller Skate Boots Show – 008

7 Tips for Buying Your Next Roller Skating Boots On today’s episode, I get back to skating equipment and we talk about roller skating boots. More specifically, we discuss: What are the different types of skate boots out there? Which skate boots are typically used for which type of skating? And finally, a few tips for buying your next skate …

Episode 7 - Rollergirls: The Story of Flat Track Derby

Rollergirls: The Story of Flat Track Derby – 007

An Interview with Texas Rollergirls Photographer Felicia Graham On today’s episode, I have the Texas Rollergirls photographer Felicia Graham on the show to talk about her new book,┬áRollergirls: The Story of Flat Track Derby. Felicia and I discuss a whole lot of topics including: The second edition of her book. How long she’s been shooting the Texas Rollergirls A little …

Episode 6 - Alberto Quinones

Avid Roller Skater Alberto Quinones – 006

Growing up Roller Skating & Raising Artistic Roller Skaters In episode #6 of the Roller Skate Dad podcast, I talk with my good friend Alberto Quinones who has been skating for the past 25+ years. In our chat, we talk about: Alberto growing up in Mexico and skating to El Paso, Texas everyday from Juarez, Mexico for 10 years! How …

Episode 5 - My Roller Skating Injuries & Protective Gear

Roller Skating Injuries & Protective Gear – 005

´╗┐ My Roller Skating Injuries & Protective Equipment In episode #5 of the Roller Skate Dad podcast, I talked all about the roller skating industries that I have sustained and also about some of the protective equipment that I use when I speed skate or skate outdoors. I go into detail about the following topics: My roller skating injuries as …