The 2012 World Roller Skating Championships are about to get started in Auckland, New Zealand! You can check out the event website here and the live video stream here. For those of you lucky enough to be in the area, the event will be at The Trusts Stadium. Ticketing information is here. I, sadly, will be … More World Roller Skating Championships – Important Links
Alright, so I was poking around the internets a bit and I found a website that has live world’s streaming. It isn’t as nice as previous years, with the skater’s name, country, and scores showing up, but still – it is a live feed! Live Streaming of the 2011 Roller Skating World Championships is HERE! … More Newsflash – Live Streaming of Roller Skating World Championships!
The Roller Skating World Championships started today with the Junior World Class Opening Ceremonies. The event was supposed to have been streamed live, but as far as I know, event streaming is still up in the air since the person who was to be in charge of the video has sadly passed away. I have not been … More Newsflash – Possible Live Streaming of Roller Skating World Championships
We have arrived at the final World Class dance for this season – the Flirtation Waltz! Like most of the other dances I have covered, there are several version of this dance, but this dance is only skated in roller, not on ice. This dance is skated both team and solo, with the ladies steps … More Dance Skating – The Flirtation Waltz
The next dance I will be covering is the Rocker Foxtrot. Trivia: this dance was first performed in 1934. This is one of my favorite dances to watch, when well skated. It can look so smooth and elegant. This year it is being skated in the Junior World Class Solo event. It was skated last … More Dance Skating – The Rocker Foxtrot
Next up: the Fourteen Step! This is the most basic of the dances that is being skated at the world level this year. As the name implies, this dance has only fourteen steps. This is one of the earliest skate dances ever performed – coming into existence in 1889! Despite its simplicity, this dance has … More Dance Skating – The Fourteen Step
The next stop on my tour of dance skating is the Imperial Tango. This dance is only skated in International roller skating, although it is used for both team and solo dance. It is being used this year in the Jr World Class team event, and was last skated team in 2008. It was also … More Dance Skating – The Imperial Tango