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Featuring TX bladers (In order of appearance) Keaton Newsom, Brian Freeman, Troy Maimone, Ian Freunscht, John Sullivan, Jordan Smith, Josh Glowicki, Brady Johnston and Jason Zwack.
Song: A$AP Rocky – Peso.
By Patrick Leal (Dallas Roller Blading Examiner).
The World Rolling Series is simply about uniting aggressive inline skating participants around the globe through a professional competition format. The jam session style events are held in different parts of the world and are based on a point ranking system which is calculated at the end of the year. The competitions are also a great excuse to meet new people from all over the world who share one same common interest with each other, that is, rollerblading.
In 2005, for one reason or another, the producers of the X Games in the United States decided to drop both inline street and vert contests from their international television broadcasted show. One may ask, but why? Well, it is only strategic for one action sport such as skateboarding, to hate on another action sport such as rollerblading, so that the skateboarding industry can stay alive and feed off all the money from corporate sponsorships. It’s not a matter of which sport is harder or cooler, it’s a matter of power and influence on the bosses. […]
About Patrick Leal:
Patrick Leal, a current radio, television, and film student at UNT, is a professional aggressive inline skater from Texas with over 16 years of experience on skates and behind the camera lens.
Known for his video edits and commentary exposing the rollerblading world online, Patrick definitely knows what he is talking about.
His influence and following continues to gain acceptance by the world of aggressive inline skating and his support for the local music scene is only growing with time. […]
Previously: Hoedown 2011 by Jordan Smith.
Sidenote: Troy didn’t pick the songs for his section… Rather, the Leprechaun did. If you don’t like the music then press mute and put on some Doors, Beatles, Rolling Stones, or whatever else type of music you like! SYF!
Disinfo: Thanks to Josh Glowicki for providing additional golden clips that were supposed to be in “AU”.
By Pat Leal.
Brownsville, Texas skatepark.
South Texas ex-patriots, Jason Reyna and Patrick Leal came down with Rob Zbranek, to skate the local cement park with Ray Soto and friends.