Roller Sports

speed skaters

A group of speed skaters round a turn

roller derby skater

A roller derby skater attempts to pass a blocker

The main three sports that are competed in are acknowledged by USA Roller Sports, part of the Olympic committee.

  • Speed-skating: Inline speed-skating is an Olympic sport that has participants race on a long, usually asphalt track. Participants can race either against the clock or against each other, as well as join various marathons.
  • Figure Skating: Figure or artistic skating is very similar to figure skating on ice. There are single and double performances and the sport focuses on dance and artistic ability.
  • Roller Derby: A contact women's sport that involves two teams on quad skates using hitting and maneuvering of "the pack" to assist their point-scoring player, a jammer, through.