Tag Archives: So Damn Cool

What I Got Today

There is more than one coach at my rink.  One of them is an older gent who has white hair and the sweetest smile ever.  Just a lovely man.  On the rink, though, his avuncular air evaporates and he is … Continue reading

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Not exactly good, but…

Here are the fabulous Marx Brothers roller skating!  Now, it doesn’t start until halfway through this clip, it’s not a from a good Marx Bros  movie, it has super cheesy effects and it’s not great skating, but, still, Harpo + … Continue reading

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What The Eff

Take a gander at this video of an incredible dude named Daniel Morandin competing in the Worlds recently. It’s amazing, right?  Except for a few seconds where he skates forward, I honestly can’t do one single thing he does, but … Continue reading

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I Really Love This Guy

For your viewing pleasure allow me to present this gem.  It is a clip from one of Jackie Chan’s films (What, you haven’t seen them? You should.  But only if you enjoy daredevil action, laugh-out-loud humor and ridiculous plots) and … Continue reading

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My New Crush

So, I was practicing yesterday and I saw someone I will have to describe as my new crush.  I will call her Flora, because her practice dress had flowers all over it.  Flora was all kinds of fantastic.  She looked … Continue reading

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Why I Like Living in LA #1

The place I work is in a little backwater of Burbank.  In addition to the usual array of post-production facilities like us, in the nearest few blocks there are also a custom motorcycle shop, a place that trains security guards … Continue reading

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So Graceful

I am so pleased to show you this waltz performance sent to me by the talented and thoughtful Reader of Red and longtime artistic roller skater, Rick.  The video was taken by the husband of Rick’s skate partner, Joan, so … Continue reading

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