10 Amazing Health Benefits of Roller Skating

When you think of fitness and getting in shape, your mind probably almost immediately wanders to the well-known methods of weight loss. Going to the gym, walking, swimming, running, cycling, and yoga are most likely to be the things to come to mind. However, one popular sport to lose weight and get fitness levels up is often overlooked, and that’s …






7 Ways to Protect Your Ankles While Breaking in New Skates

Getting a new pair of skates is such an awesome feeling. The new smell of leather. No scrapes, scratches or dings on your new boots yet.  The wheels and bearings are brand new. As you open the box, each skate is wrapped in its own plastic.  You quickly tear through the box to get to the skates, slip them on to …






Top 11 Speed Skate Songs to Add to Your Skating Playlist

Before the invention of the MP3 player, one of the greatest things about going to a roller skating rink was the music! You had to skate up to the DJ and ask them to play your favorite song…and then wait. However, today, most people who regularly skate often come with their iPhone, a pair of earbuds and a long playlist to rock out …






SkatesEmporium.com Officially Opens Doors

May 12, 2014 – Austin, Texas – Texas-owned SkatesEmporium.com officially announced today it’s grand opening to the general public.  Skates Emporium offers a wide selection of roller skates, inline skates, rollerblades, jam skates, roller derby skates, artistic skates and skate parts (skate boots, roller skate wheels and skate bearings) to the web surfing public.  A wholly owned subdivision of WaveOrigin, …