Real Skate Stories

What's Your Roller Skate Story?

Real Skate Stories - What's Your Roller Skate Story?
  • Noel Andrak says:

    Founded in 1905 by Elisha Clark Ware, and run by his sons – Ralph, Walter and Robert – the Chicago Roller Skate Company became the alrgest manufacturer in the roller skating industry through most of the 20th century. Their products have included both rink and outdoor roller skates, and convertible ince/roller skates. Many innovations in roller skating were introduced by this firm, such as the St Pierre detachable skate, the “Flex-i-Flote” skate, and the “Velvet Tread” wheel system. The Chicago Roller Skate Company, in addition to being a leading force in teh industry, contributed greatly over the years to teh popularization of roller skating.

    March 14, 2013 at 11:48 pm
    • Ms. Marcie says:

      Noel, thank you for sharing this information with me. This is absolutely amazing!

      March 15, 2013 at 9:44 am
    • Ms. Marcie says:

      Noel, I sent you a personal thank you but I want to thank you for adding to my roller skating research. You are greatly appreciated.

      June 15, 2013 at 7:27 am

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