Nicolas Schopfer Interview

Somehow, Nicolas Schopfer has managed to fly under the radar for some people. Not for much longer. Enjoy this interview with Nicolas as he talks about everything from skating and photography to tattoos and fixed gear bikes!

Sean Knight Inteview + Exclusive Edit

Canada is known for everything from lumberjacks and ice fishing to the Olympics and... Sean Knight. Sean has garnered a lot of attention with his monthly edits over the last year or so and his skating has helped showcase the great scene in Canada. This interview was a long time in the making, so enjoy the Sean Knight Interview along with an exclusive winter skating edit!

Montreal: Boutique Lylac and the Guillaume Roy Interview

We're always searching for articles to showcase the contributions that people are making for the rollerblading industry from the grassroots level. There are so many people offering so much to the industry who go unnoticed or do not get nearly as much attention as they deserve. These people are the ones responsible for spreading rollerblading to new generations and maintaining the involvement of those already participating while creating a strong network allowing the industry to be more than just a temporary flash in the “extreme sports” timeline. Here is the story of Botique Lylac, The Montreal Classic, Nimh VS Canadian Customs, The Taz Project, and Mathieu Ledoux...

Checking In With Tom Hyser

Legend Tom Hyser has shaped rollerblading in many ways, from his pro days to his work with K2, to Skatepile, and most recently in his current role with Rollerblade. Troy Sanders just checked in with Tom to see how life is treating him these days...

Mark Korte – Bitter Cold Showdown Interview

One of the great things about a major competition/tradeshow like Bitter Cold is that everyone is here! Pretty much every pro, up-and-coming am, and industry head is in attendance. Mark Korte, who runs things over at Powerslide and the Conference, was kind enough to sit down for a few minutes and share his thoughts on the USD All-Star Team, skate technology, and a few other topics...

Jochen Smuda Interview + UCON Spring Collection Preview

UCON never ceases to amaze us with each new line. Recently we met them at Winterclash where they talked about their ideas, what has changed and where they are heading. Oh, and they also showed us all their new goods! We were, of course, really impressed with the huge new line and all the detailing and extra work they put into their products. UCON is definitely on another level with their collection, their focus on quality and their constant push to include their ideas with each new latest line. Enjoy some some pics of the new line below along with a quick interview we did with Jochen for the launch of this line. -Michael Bayr

United We Roll – Dale Travers’ Scene Report

Dale Travers has been doing a lot to promote rolling in Australia and the UK for several years now. By holding Skatemeets on a regular basis he's been able to connect older and younger generations of rollers in a way that's laying a great foundation for the future of our sport. Enjoy Dale's report on what he's been up to! -B

:10 WITH OLI SHORT

While we were out at Winterclash this year, everyone and their mother was there. So it seemed like a good idea to corner as many pros and industry heads as possible for quick interviews. Enjoy this check-in with Mr. Oli Short! -B

Daniel Kinney / BCSD In-The-Know

2010 is already proving to be a big year for rollerblading! Winterclash just went down big time in Europe and Bitter Cold Showdown (BCSD) is only one week away! Are you going? Whether you are or not, enjoy this in-the-know with the one and only BCSD Founder Daniel Kinney! -B