"Skateboarding came on in popularity and they just marketed in-line

skating wrong," Rennie said. "They were too focused on the extreme

rollerblader who was doing jumps and everything, not the average


im too lazy to write. anyone wanna fill in the blanks? if you havent figured it out already its probably somewhere near the start of the domino effect that made "newschool" skiing so unnattractive to mass markets and the youth "talent pool". your friends at snowboarding aren't all good because snowboarding is easier.