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Who invented roller skates?


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Answered 2009-05-09 00:51:59

James Plimpton


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Actually, roller skates were invented in 1760 by Joseph Merlin, of Huy, Belgium.

the man who invented roller skates was 100000000 years old

I'm doing a presentation on roller skates and I don't know.

by being stupid in the head

James Plimpton invented the roller skates with 4 wheels. He was a great man. He had a brother and one sister. The place where the first roller skating rink was in a hotel dining room.

They were the first kind of roller skates to be invented, and were later repurposed as Rollerblades.

1700's, but better by 1843.

They were the first kind of roller skates to be invented, and were later repurposed as Rollerblades.

um i think bill wasner did and in 1923

There are quad roller skates and there are inline roller skates. The different types do quad roller skates are: artistic, jam, derby, speed and rhythm.

Roller blades are much faster and better. The roller skates are not as flexible as roller blades are. It's much safer to wear roller blades than roller skates and roller skates are likely to trip you up than roller blades. Also roller blades have more control than roller skates.

I have a pair of roller skates. no.

He invented the four wheel roller skates.

Roller Skates has 186 pages.

to get from place to place when there wasn't ice... they complimented ice skaters

The very earliest roller skates, c. 1820, looked more like roller blades than what we call skates today, but they were not very maneuverable. They were 're-invented' in the 1980s and were quite popular for about a decade.

Roller skates can be used in many places. Outdoors, roller skates can be used on side walks, walking paths and at skate parks. Indoors, roller skates can be used at roller rinks or other venues with flat floor surfaces.

the roller skates are in build a bear outfitters

James Leornard Plimpton invented the Quad roller skates.

I learned on Roller blades, but Roller Skates are best, since it is easier to learn. But, in my opinion, roller blades are more fun, so if you learn on skates, try blades afterwards. Hope this helps!

No. You can't but on Figure Skates you can get wheels put on them and then you will have Roller Skates

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Wood and leather. See the history of roller skates linked below.

The father of modern roller skating James L. Plimpton, frustrated by the roller skates available, invented a new type of roller skate that would revolutionize the sport.

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