Roller skating is a lifetime fitness sport, well-suited for both children and adults. In addition to building cardiovascular fitness, it contributes to the development of balance and coordination. The wide range of competitive events meet the needs of athletes with limited balance and skills, as well as challenges athletes with advanced skills.
Did you know?
- Roller skating became an official Special Olympics North Carolina sport in 1986.
- Roller skating moved from Summer Games to Fall Games in 1992.
- In 1991, four athletes from Special Olympics North Carolina competed in roller skating at International Special Olympics Summer Games.