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March Skater of the Month

Name: Rodney Robbins

Nickname: lil

Age: 34

Marital Status: Married

Have been skating for how long: Since I was a kid, stopped skating for years until about a year ago when I wanted to get back in shape. Figured why not do it while doing something I enjoy :)

Equipment Brand and Type: Powerslide R4 boot with 125mm wheels (Just upgraded from Rollerblade Maxxum 100 skates)

Life Philosophy: Have fun in life, it only happens once

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Early morning

Favorite Skating Events: Holiday light Tour with HCIC

Awards / Competitive Wins: Support Staff Member of the Year at Ingram ISD

Most memorable incident / Biggest skating adventure: We were friends with the bike Police in Fredericksburg Texas let me start with that.... We were out one night skating and a few of the officers came riding by on bikes and a buddy of mine yelled out to one of the police officers. "Hey bet you can't catch us" and we take off. So we look back and the officers are chasing us. We ran them all the way across town before they got us stopped. Had some good times in Fredericksburg skating back in the day

What do I get from skating: skate for the workout, but also while skating any stress in life just goes away for that period of time you are laced up

Would like to do this year in skating: Complete the Pace Yourself full Marathon

Coolest Accomplishment: Graduating College

Other sports / hobbies you enjoy: Coaching my Sons baseball team. I am also a big Texans fan

Favorite skating gadget / tool: Would have to be my GoPro

Mentors:Bill Stoppard, was one of the reasons I got back into inline skating

What do you enjoy about being a member of HCIC:I enjoy the family atmosphere. Its great to finally find a group of great people that enjoy skating and are fun to be around

Helpful Advice to Beginners: Wrist Guards are your friend.

Favorite Quotes: "Crack Kills, and remember to Stay Low .. " - Bill Stoppard

Rodney Robbins