Entries from February 2008 ↓

No Heel Brakes Stopping – Slalom Stop

Here is the first of four videos (or five if I get around to doing a T-stop video) on ways to stop on inline skates without a heel brake. This is the slalom stop.

It is not as hard on your wheels and most other non-heel brake stops, but also not as effective. Your kinetic energy is mainly absorbed through bending the knees in each turn, and partly through some wheels scrub.