In The Dark: A Documentary about Rollerblading
By Maria Popova
Those of us who came of age in the 90s may recall rollerblading as a particularly prominent fad du jour, one that can be traced as far back as the freewheelin’ 1960s. (Janis Joplin’s Rollerskate Song, anyone?) But unbeknownst to most, the death of the rollerblading fad has actually sprouted a thriving subculture, brimming with passion, competition and community.
There’s no real games to win or lose at. You’re battling yourself, basically, every time you go out.”
Published November 15, 2010