Oceania + Baker Island + Jarvis Island + Palmyra Atoll + Wake Island + Coral Sea Islands + Kingman Reef + Johnston Atoll + Midway Islands + Howland Island + US Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges + American Samoa (ASM) (AS) + Australia (AUS) + Cook Islands (COK) + Fiji (FJI) + French Polynesia (PYF) + Guam (GUM) (GU) + Kiribati (KIR) + Marshall Islands (MHL) (MH) + Micronesia, Federated States of (FSM) (FM) + Nauru (NRU) + New Caledonia (NCL) + New Zealand (NZL) + Niue (NIU) + Norfolk Island (NFK) + Northern Mariana Islands (MNP) (MP) + Palau (PLW) + Papua New Guinea (PNG) + Pitcairn (PCN) + Samoa (WSM) + Solomon Islands (SLB) + Tokelau (TKL) + Tonga (TON) + Tuvalu (TUV) + United States Minor Outlying Islands (UMI) + Vanuatu (VUT) + Wallis and Futuna (WLF) http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/47%20851%20854%20860%20864%20865%20869%20872%20876%20877%20882%203597%203605%203634%203654%203658%203670%203697%203719%203725%203735%203738%203739%203743%203744%203745%203749%203752%203756%203772%203784%203803%203804%203810%203816%203819%203824/0 en 89-Year-Old Broke Hip Inline Skating Five Years Ago...Painted Roof To Honor Love http://roadskater.net/89-year-old-broke-hip-inline-skating-five-years-ago-painted-roof-honor-love <p> Here's a brief article about a man who painted the tiles of his roof as a sign to heaven for his deceased wife caught my eye for its comment on the emotional aspects of inline skating, and because of this age, around 84, when he broke a hip skating! </p> <blockquote> <p> It took Mr Hall, 89, three months to paint the roof of Berta's corner. Mr Hall said he was relieved it was finished because he broke his hip roller-blading five years ago. </p> <p> &quot;Roller-blading was a way to forget the loneliness of life,&quot; Mr Hall said. </p></blockquote> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="locality">Sans Souci</span>, <span class="region">New South Wales</span> <div class="country-name">Australia</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="-33.990698">33° 59' 26.5128" S</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="151.133165">151° 7' 59.394" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Sans+Souci%2C+NSW%2C+%2C+au" target="_blank">Google Maps</a>, <a href="http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?addr=&amp;csz=Sans+Souci%2C+NSW&amp;country=au" target="_blank">Yahoo! Maps</a>, <a href="http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&amp;country=AU&amp;address=&amp;city=Sans+Souci&amp;state=NSW&amp;zipcode=" target="_blank">MapQuest</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://roadskater.net/89-year-old-broke-hip-inline-skating-five-years-ago-painted-roof-honor-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/89-year-old-broke-hip-inline-skating-five-years-ago-painted-roof-honor-love#comments Roadskater.net Australia (AUS) inline skating New South Wales rollerblading Sans Souci AUS skating loneliness memorials roof tiles http://roadskater.net/crss/node/741 -33.990698 151.133165 Wed, 07 May 2008 06:44:27 +0000 roadskater 741 at http://roadskater.net Human-Powered Circumnavigation by Pedalboat, Bike & Inline Skates (Rollerblades) http://roadskater.net/human-powered-circumnavigation-pedalboat-bike-inline-skates-rollerblades <p>I&#39;m so glad someone is living some of our dreams for us as we live some of theirs for them! </p><p>Jason Lewis is a British trekster (supertrekker some say) who has spent part (all?) of the last 13 years circling the earth by pedalboat, bike and inline skates, often joined by a friend on his journey. It seems the goal is to use neither wind nor motors in his quest. </p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/human-powered-circumnavigation-pedalboat-bike-inline-skates-rollerblades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/human-powered-circumnavigation-pedalboat-bike-inline-skates-rollerblades#comments 1994 1995 2000 2007 United States of America (USA) Atlantic Ocean Australia (AUS) California (CA) cycling Djibouti (DJI) Egypt (EGY) England (ENG) UK Ethiopia (ETH) Great Britain UK India/Bharat (IND) Indian Ocean inline skating London UK outdoor Pacific Ocean San Francisco CA Sudan (SDN) United Kingdom (GBR) (UK) (UKM) watersports North America Africa Asia Europe Middle East Oceania http://roadskater.net/crss/node/389 Sat, 27 Jan 2007 11:59:38 +0000 roadskater 389 at http://roadskater.net Kaffeeklatsch: Double Espresso in Khaki Shorts http://roadskater.net/kaffeeklatsch-double-espresso-khaki-shorts <p>Inspired by Tim&#39;s recent InlineCafé posting and the concluding sentiment &quot;Money doesn&#39;t buy happiness. But happiness isn&#39;t everything.&quot;, I feel a strong urge to spill some cyberguts about that double-espresso shot in Khakis, Steve Irwin. </p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/kaffeeklatsch-double-espresso-khaki-shorts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/kaffeeklatsch-double-espresso-khaki-shorts#comments 2006 Australia (AUS) outdoor http://roadskater.net/crss/node/242 Wed, 06 Sep 2006 18:02:47 +0000 eebee 242 at http://roadskater.net