The first stretch of the Born Free Tour was from Panama, Florida to Los Angelos, California. Along the way we stopped and skated in New Orleans, Houston, Austin, and Phoenix. Before we left, we visited Hollywood.
Equipped with a Sony VX 2100, we ripped through the states in a1986 Marco Polo, Born Free Edition RV. These are the interviews captured from the passengers who rode along. Sorry America.
After a few years in the making, the Adapt team video (trailer: PLAY) will be dropping on the 29th of January 2018. due to the distance we couldn’t with Cavin Brinkman, but its 2018 and the technology allows us to do funny things… - Ricardo Lino.
Don Bambrick is one of the most well known blading legends in the Midwest. Don talks about his recent hand injury, becoming a father, Detroit rollerblading, Midwest contests, alcohol, eating healthy, and the Vibralux VOD. Podcast on Libsyn | Itunes.
The Blade Rats: Portland, Oregon rollerblading podcast narrated through the voices and sounds of the Pacific Northwest. Brad Oz, co-owner of Haunted Wheel Co hosts the podcast with friends: David Wittman, Eric Thompson, and Greg Tuthill. Available on Libsyn & Itunes.
Too Easy podcast: Dominic Bruce Bruce talks entering his 20s & moving to Cophenhagen.
In this episode of Planet Roller Skate (Youtube), we travel to Delano, California to meet 76 year old great-grandpa and aggressive park skater, Frank Hernandez, the Godfather. He didn’t start skating until after he retired at 60, and now his skills are stronger than ever before.
If you plan to give wheels a try, first be sure you can stand up from sitting on the ground, squat low, take small steps, and wear your gear to stay safe. We hope his story inspires you to get moving and challenges common thoughts about athleticism as we age. If you’re asking the question “am I too old,” well, here’s your answer :)
Previously: Frank Hernandez - 71 and Counting (2012-2013) - Edit by Ivan Narez.
Your style was always beyond time. You included your own comment and opinion to inline skate. How the Latimer’s style was formed? In generally, how would you define your style?
When I started there were only frontsides, so that’s all we did. Then I saw a soul grind, so that’s all that was done. We perfected our ideal image of each trick, rather than spreading ourselves thin trying everything in the book. Before even tricks we were skating backwards around cones, being comfortable in any direction. There was no book then. When it all progressed I looked up to the likes of Chris Edwards, Arlo, TJ Webber, Earnie Villarino, ETc for the elements I liked and tried to mimic. Of course over time I just let all those elements marinate into what I was, and so I became. […]
Full Dustin Latimer’s Interview on Patende.com | Archive.