California Outdoor Rollersports Association
Over ten years ago, I first read about the Friday night skate through the streets of San Francisco. It intrigued me, but I was not a good skater and was just too busy. Then I started having back problems from an old break and needed to find a sport to get nto shape. Most sports I tried hurt my back even more. Other than the falling part of it (for which you could pad up like me, the Michelin woman),
I was disappointed to learn that the Friday night skate is difficult to do in old fashioned roller skates. So, I decided to brave the inline skates I previously resisted and bought a pair right after my 40th birthday.
I now skate better on my inline skates than on my roller skates and am completely addicted to the Friday night skate. I am not a particularly athletic or coordinated person. So, if I could do it, most anyone can.