actually if you read the article on Chriton (however the heck you spell it) he said he respects rollerbalders and is influenced by them, but doesnt roll. as for the influence thing, yeah, rolling did influence skiing. as did snowboarding (i dont know howkids say skateboarding is their influence for skiing, theyre totally diff) and i think originally the ariel tricks were created by rollers, but then skiing made them their own. as for rails, i think that rolling and skiing have a lot in common. but i also think the things would have developed eventually, but not as quickly as with rollerblading. i think that skiers and rollers are 2 diff entities, unless they do both. and, the only time i incorporate stuff from skating is with rails.
is essence, skiers and rollers are only one in the same if they do both, but a lot of the tricks are the same, and i dont think its a bad thing.
oh, go buy steal rent a new skate video, i suggest Noir, Masters of Dillusion, Intro, or a new vg (#20+) and see what is up with rolling now. and dont say rollers have no style until you see Will Gordon (spining one foot hurricanes on a single barrel, most stylie thing EVER), Brian shima, or the raser twins
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