Name: Roxanne Merizalde
Nickname: No nicknames, identified as the "Lady with the hat and the smile".
Have been skating for how long: About 40 years
Equipment Brand and Type: 2nd hand Super-Grip Quads.
Life Philosophy: Life should be an adventure!
Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Evening
Favorite Skating Event: Adult night at Playland (Tuesday nights)
Most Memorable Incident: Sigh, I fell a few months ago and got a black eye from it. Needless to say it got me lots of attention.
What do you get from Skating: I like the sense of going fast. Great exercise!
Would Like to Do This Year in Skating: Improve at transitioning from forwards to backward and the reverse.
Coolest Accomplishment: Two foot spin.
Other Sports/Hobbies you Enjoy: Toastmasters, motorcycling, visiting new places/traveling.
Mentors: Anyone who can help me with transitions. :)
Helpful Advice to Beginners: Try to put anxiety out of your mind. If you can relax, your body will find the way.
Favorite Quotes: ôLife is either a daring adventure or nothing." - Helen Keller