Why do you skate? Gaby Velasquez skates because it’s life. Join Gaby at the Extreme Women’s Rollout on September 30, 2017 at the Drop In Action Sports Complex (Boca Raton, Florida). Filmed & edited by Melissa Brown. Courtesy footage by Digital Film Work.
Melissa started skating when she was 15⁄16 years old. She skated for a few years then she had stopped skating for another 5 years. She got back into skating in 2012. Went in and out of skating periods due to injuries.
Before she had quit skating she had fallen down 20 stairs trying to do a rail. She splits her knee open and dislocated her thumb. Also when she started skating again she had gone through 18 shoulder dislocations in a 2 year period then proceeded to have surgery on her shoulder.
She loves to skate because it’s fun. When she started skating again she vowed she would never quit ever again. She wants to be a 100 year old doing back farvs! Also skating is why she pushes herself to travel. She loves meeting people from all over the world. She gets to travel and feels like she has a large blade family. Blading is just fun, now she has a passion to promote females in rollerblading so that’s what she’s always working on.
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Just having fun, chilling, and skating with my friend Gaby Goez. Some more raw clips in Florida. Nice having a fellow bladie along for the ride! - Melissa Brown.
Previously: Mery Munoz & Friends - Bladies in Scotland (2017). Bladies meeting in Scotland for Melissa Brown’s birthday. Enjoying a week of blading, good company and a lot of laughs. Main Camera and edition: Mery Munoz. Second Cameras: Alex Holmes & Melissa Brown.
My first 2 days skating with Gaby Goez in Florida. Good vibes, chill, skate, repeat. - Melissa Brown.
Bladies meeting in Scotland for Melissa Brown’s birthday. Enjoying a week of blading, good company and a lot of laughs. Main Camera and edition: Mery Munoz. Second Cameras: Alex Holmes & Melissa Brown.
Music: Leave my room - DBFC.