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July Skater of the Month

Name: William L. Harrison

Nickname: Lightning

Age: 46

Marital Status: Married 23 years

Have been skating for how long: 30 years

Equipment Brand and Type: Luigino Boots and CadoMotus frames

Life Philosophies: LIFE IS SO SHORT PLAY HARD!!!

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Early morning or late evening

Favorite Skating Event: Hands down the Texas Road Rash

Bill Harrison Photo
Bill on left

Awards/Competitive Wins:

  • Tx RoadRash: Overall Half Marathon Champion 2004, 2009
  • Houston Inline Marathon - Overall Half Marathon Chapion 2009
  • 5 First Place Age Groups awards in those races

Most Memorable Incident: Joining Hill Country Inline Club.

What do you get from Skating: I skate for the health of it and the endless pursuit of perfection.

Would like to do this Year in Skating: Try to average 20mph in the half marathon

Coolest Accomplishment: Being able to go a lap of the veloway with John Thurman, Robin Saunders, Bryan Hoffman and Lawrence Wampler!

Other Sports/Hobbies you Enjoy: Golf, Swimming, Running, Boggie Boarding, and Surfing

Favorite skating gadget/tool: My wind suits and of course my boots.

Mentors: My father, who always tought me to work hard, and be the best, whatever you do.

Helpful advice to other skaters/ Beginners: If you pay attention you will learn something every time you skate.

Favorite Quote: Family is Everything!