Aggressive skating is a type of inline skating that has now been
an extreme sport. During the 80’s this became popular when inline
began to experiment with tricks and stunts inspired by BMX and
Skateboarding. There are 3 main types of tricks done in Aggressive
Street – These tricks are literally done on the streets using street
furniture such as rails and steps.
Park – Skate parks have an array of ramps, rails and try to mimic some
the street furniture found on the streets.
Vert – These are aerial tricks which are usually done on ramps,
If you decide to take up aggressive skating as a hobby or a profession
you need the following to get started:
– A pair of beginners skates (expect to pay around $180 for your first
– Safety gear: A helmet, Knee pads, Elbow pads, Wrist protection, and a
– Cool loose clothing that is hard wearing and you don’t mind ruining.
Aggressive skating is one of those sports that seem to go through
popularity like BMX and Skateboarding, but you will always find some
aggressive skaters in your neighbourhood, or at you local skate park
other aggressive skaters will help you improve your skills as they can
you what you are doing right or wrong, and skating with friends will
motivate you to try a little harder, and push yourself to try a new