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Some Good Skates That Are Not Quads
Laura Hilgers
December 16, 1991
With not one, not two, but three national championships in 1991, the sport of in-line skating has arrived
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December 16, 1991

Some Good Skates That Are Not Quads

With not one, not two, but three national championships in 1991, the sport of in-line skating has arrived

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To allow sponsored in-line skaters into its national championship, USAC/RS had to loosen its regulations for amateur athletes, allowing skaters to keep cash prizes and to wear logos.

Still, it .seems unlikely that roller-skating traditionalists will turn their backs on their beloved quads—which aren't allowed in USA races—anytime soon. "I hope you aren't going to knock quad skates," says Glass, who is newly sponsored by quad manufacturer Hyper, to a reporter in San Francisco. Sheepishly, he adds, "My sponsor wouldn't like it."

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