Rollerblading is great summer activity. It's fun, easy to learn, and an awesome way to exercise. To get better, it's just a matter of practice and dedication.

However, some lessons can only truly be learned from those who have failed. Click through to gain insight about some basic rules everyone should follow while rollerblading.


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No. 1 - There's no shame in taking the stairs down.

No. 2 - Screaming doesn't make the pain go away. It only makes your friends laugh at you.

No. 3 - Before attempting a trick, make sure you know exactly where you are going to land.

No. 4 - Sometimes a casual skate comes with a free meal of mud.

No. 5 - Make sure not to attempt a back flip unless you are positive that you can land it. Actually, just stay away from back flips.

No. 6 - If you call yourself a pro, you WILL wipeout. Every. Single. Time.

No. 7 - Make sure to cross the finish line before you start celebrating.

No. 8 - Always pay attention to road signs. They can warn of impending danger.

No. 9 - Getting big air is not always as fun as it sounds.

No. 10 - Seriously, just stay away from back flips.