All About MomentumBy Liz Miller
All three of Merriam-Webster’s online definitions for “momentum” apply to inline skating. Along with those definitions, here are some tips and links to help you handle the kind of momentum that means the most to you.
Other November 2005 Stories
All About Momentum - Advice for both ends of the spectrum: skaters who seek the thrill of downhills and those trying to avoid it.
Anti-Wobble Drills - Practice carpet skating to build memory in your joints, muscles and brain for proper technique and stances.
Ski Pole Tips for Skaters - Using ski poles adds confidence and a feeling of security on steeper hills. Get pole training tips from this excerpt from Get Rolling.
All Downhill From Here! - From the Orbit archives:
SF East Bay - Lafayette-Moraga Rail Trail - Gravity aids momentum in this lovely roll past St. Mary's College, which glows white in the winter sun against the lush grasses of Mt. Diablo's foothills.
Adventure: We joined Zephyr Adventures' Tibet Trekking trip in August. Words cannot express what we saw, did, and felt in China, so we are sharing Dan's captioned photo album.