Chris Edwards joins me on this episode of the trick library as we talk about the roots of the Aggressive inline skating trick the Soul Grind and how it was invented and who. If you are new to inline skating this is a great bit of history and if you are an OG you should find this interesting too. - Joe Stuart.
Previously: Is it a Shifty or a Royale - The history of the Shifty Royale Grind Aggressive inline skating tricks.
Riding Zone is a popular extreme sport channel in France (more than one million sub on Youtube) who has been around since 2007. They produced a really interesting documentary about rollerblading available on Youtube (PLAY) ; the Youtube version is 9 minutes long and the full version is available here (24min), unfortunately behind a paywall (disclaimer: this link is not affiliated).
The documentary features interviews of Stan Kogutyak, Chris Edwards, Toto Ghali, Taig Khris, Wilfried Rossignol and a ton of relevant rollerblading content.
X-Games 1996, french broadcast (M6) with interviews of Chris Edwards, Arlo Eisenberg, Rene Hulgreeen & more. Video Offline.
The video stops shaking at 0:30. Video courtesy of Chris Creative (Vimeo).
Scott Crawford was in town for the Mega Ramp and Josh Clarke set up a skate meet at Chelsea Skatepark for everyone to have a session before Scott headed back home. A fun session of aggressive inline skating was had by all - PLAY.
Joe Stuart also made a pretty cool website called Shiftyroyale.com.
That time Arlo Eisenberg came to Toronto (Canada), back in the summer of 1996. More Oldschool goodies on the Villionaires Youtube Channel.
Flashback: Miguel Ramos shared this video interview of Arlo Eisenberg (1995) for ESPN.