Name: Whitney Zoller Hyde
Marital Status: Married 12 years.
Have been skating for how long: Took it back up 3+ years ago.
Equipment Brand and Type: Riedell Quads & Salomon Inlines
Life Philosophy: Life is for learning new things, being positive & having fun.
Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Tuesday Nights at Playland
Favorite Skating Events: Cheering on everyone at the Road Rash!
Biggest Skating Adventure: While living in San Francisco, realizing that I should've learned to stop BEFORE hitting a few SF hills on my new inlines; I ended up "stopping" in a couple bushes that afternoon.
Awards/ Competitive Wins: For now, I skate for fun only.
Would Like to Do This Year: Master the Veloway on quads and inlines. Time to conquer the hills!
What I get from skating: Feeling like I'm 12 and carefree all over again; plus, it's great exercise!
Coolest Accomplishment: Learning to skate backwards at 40+ years old, never could do it at 12.
Other sports/hobbies I enjoy: Boxing, golf, food/wine and traveling.
Favorite skating gadget/tool: What tool don't I like? Gadgets are my favorite.
Mentors: Neil MacPherson, Bill Harrison and the entire Veloway Gang.
Helpful Advice to Beginners: Take it easy, have fun, and always wear your helmet and wrist guards.
Favorite Quote: "There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning."