Roller Skating Health Benefits

Roller Skating Health Benefits – 017

 On this week’s episode, I talk all about the health benefits of roller skating. In today’s episode, I cover: One of the more popular articles on the Roller Skate Dad blog – 10 Amazing Health Benefits of Roller Skating A summary of a few health-based roller skating articles from the RSA, Health Fitness Revolution and the Chron. Answering age …

Building Nonprofit Roller Skating Clubs - Episode 16

Building Nonprofit Roller Skating Clubs with Dave Nicholls Part 2 – 016

Helping Local Communities through Roller Skating On this week’s episode, I have part 2 of my interview with UK artistic roller skating performer, coach and community organizer, Dave Nicholls. In this episode, Dave and I talk about the Ipswich Skate Club that he started. Now with 100s of members, Dave and his team help give less fortunate children an opportunity …

Episode 15 - Dave Nicholls

UK Artistic Roller Skating Performer, Coach & Organizer Dave Nicholls – 015

Roller Skating Saved My Life On this week’s episode, I speak with UK artistic roller skating performer, coach and community organizer, Dave Nicholls. As a teenager, Dave grew up in the slums of Sheffield, England. Expelled from high school and with nowhere to go, his uncle took him to start roller skating. Dave met his roller skating coach, joined a …

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 & …