30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Roller Skating Girls From the Mid-20th Century

The first patented roller skate was introduced in 1760 by Belgian inventor John Joseph Merlin. His roller skate wasn’t much more than an ice skate with wheels where the blade goes. They were hard to steer and hard to stop because they didn’t have brakes and as such were not very popular. In 1863, JamesContinue reading “30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Roller Skating Girls From the Mid-20th Century”

30 Amazing Vintage Photos of Raquel Welch in the Movie “Kansas City Bomber” (1972)

Kansas City Bomber is a unique movie. It is a sports movie that centers around a female athlete in the rough and tumble world of Roller Derby. Roller Derby, for those who don’t remember, was a team race on roller skates around a circular track that was as violent as the WWF. Players kicked, trippedContinue reading “30 Amazing Vintage Photos of Raquel Welch in the Movie “Kansas City Bomber” (1972)”

21 Vintage Photos of Skater Girls From the 1970s

By the time the ’70s rolled in, body hair was back in full swing, hippy babes were kicking around in flares and hot pants and women were getting on board with skating. Yep, female skateboarders started shredding alongside dudes on the streets, completely changing the way women were seen in sporting circles. Let’s take theContinue reading “21 Vintage Photos of Skater Girls From the 1970s”

34 Fantastic Vintage Photographs of Roller Skaters at Venice Beach, California in 1979

Roller skating has and always will be an all-time favorite activity to do while visiting Venice Beach. Here’s a collection of 34 interesting vintage photographs of roller skater girls skating at Ocean Front Walk, California in 1979.