Inline skates from Proline skates
In my early twenties, I joined an IT company as a sales support person - a position that I will (bizarrely) always associate with inline skates.
The girl that took me under her wing and trained me up was a girl called Tracey (or as I used to call her, Tracey Withanee, due to her insistence when being asked her name, replying “Tracey. That’s Tracey with an ‘e'”).
Tracey used to spend many a weekend roller blading through London parks. An accomplished skater, she skated for enjoyment as well as exercise, and would often beam brightly when detailing where she’d skated over the weekend.
A decade and a half later I still remember Tracey fondly, and whenever I see someone skating I immediately think of her.
I’ve written before about wanting to learn how to skate myself (and you can read that embarrassing entry here), but the truth is that although it’s difficult, I have a feeling that I probably just chose the wrong skates.
Fortunately, there are many different skates out there, and if you’re just starting out or have years of skating behind you, you’ll be able to find something in your price range at Proline Skates.
With their only store being based in Cardiff, they offer their goods via their website where you can get next day delivery as well as free delivery on orders over £50.
Take it from me, though. If you’re a new skater, buy yourself some protective gear along with your inline skates, and don’t be afraid of getting a bruised bum!
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