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Apr Skater of the Month

Name: Troy Barboza

Nickname: None

Age: 19

Marital Status: Single

Have been skating for how long: When I was younger and now again, in total maybe six years.

Equipment Brand and Type: Rollerblade 80mm

Life Philosophies: Be you.

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Sunny Mid 70's sunset with a cool breeze.

Favorite Skating Event: Thursday Nights at the Veloway

Awards/Competitive Wins: I just race for fun.

Most Memorable Incident: Downtown Austin Skating.

What do you get from Skating: I feel free

Would like to do this Year in Skating: Skate more often, and experience all the different events HCIC has to offer

Coolest Accomplishment: I'm young - so The Best is YET to come! Right now Graduating HS.

Other Sports/Hobbies you Enjoy:Ice Skating, Running.

Favorite skating gadget/tool: My SKATES!

What do you enjoy about being a member of HCIC:The Variety of Fun, Organized Activities for skaters.

Mentors: Steve Jobs, Daphne McDole, Natalie Ramirez

Helpful advice to other skaters/ Beginners: Just take it slow, learn to flow into turns and find a rhythm that works for you.

Favorite Quote: "My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time" - Steve Jobs

Ryan O'Daniel