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Skaters' Stories Series - Episode 5: Kath

by Mel Blackwood

Roller Girl Gang's vision is to empower people to roller skate into their most joyful life.

Stories are powerful and even more so when they are told by individuals. This project has been very humbling. The very personal things that folks have chosen to share are gifts. You'll see!


Episode 5: Kath

Everyone has a story to tell. We want to learn more about why roller skates are so special to so many people – no matter your age, gender, race, culture or ability. We hope this series inspires you to try roller skating, because roller skating brings us so much joy!

Kath (she/her) roller skated as a child before having a gap as she left behind an activity she took for granted. Becoming skate curious after a gap of a couple of decades, she attended the local roller disco, and has been looking where she is going ever since.

Kath found that roller skating gave her confidence she never expected. Go Kath! Follow Kath on her social media - IG @kathycoldkakeskates

I was delighted to meet Kath at an event in London - Roll on London hosted by We The NC - in 2022. She has been a supporter of RGG from afar for a long time and we appreciate it so much!

Did this conversation leave you feeling inspired? Let us know in the comments.

Support us by liking and sharing the video, buying roller skates and accessories or attending our classes. This helps us raise money that we can re-invest into the skate community.

Our mission is to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere where all skaters can come to shop, learn and share their love of roller skating with others. We strive to be a valuable resource and safe space for the roller skate community and beyond; to contribute to its growth and success.

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