This Cycle-Skating video, a sport of 1923, made me smile.
(via the kids should see this)
How did this ever go out of style??!
That’s what Heelys are today.
I saw the post title before the youtube preview even loaded, and I’m glad it’s exactly what I imagined in my head. :D
My first thought was: “Awesome, this should totally exist today!”. Then I remembered rollerblades…
I like the tricks the last guy was doing – his spawn surely is in the linage of X-games like competitors of the current era, no? ;-P
also see a modern spin on these old school wheels:
those are so much more graceful than roller blades, because they allow for total ankle movement. beautiful.
Segway can shut up shop! :)
Those things remind me of the Wheelers in Return to Oz
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