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November Skater of the Month

Name: Diane Zeitler

Nickname: DD

Age: nevermind (eye-rolling smile)

Have been skating for how long: 7 yrs inline, 1 yr roller, lifetime ice-skating

Equipment Brand and Type: Recreational

Life Philosophy: Believe the best is yet to come!

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Evening in fall/winter

Favorite Skating Event: Texas Road Rash

Diane Zeitler Photo

Most Memorable Incident: Full Moon Veloway Skate, 10/23/2010 - Thanks Brian for singing the courage into me to keep me skating. I have night blindness, ha!

What do you get from Skating: Personal pleasure of being outdoors, fresh air, quiet thoughts, and jealousy watching the speed skaters whiz past me...love it! Also, love Wm City Regional for basic skating.

Would like to do this Year in Skating: Find another accessible area to skate for recreation.

Coolest Accomplishment: Skating many parks: Dick Nichols park off Beckett; Central Park in Bee Caves; River Legacy in Arlington; San Antonio park.

Other Sports/Hobbies you Enjoy: Boogie boarding, Zip lining, Parasailing and exploring a new favorite spot: Blue Hole

Favorite Skating Gadget/Tool: Hand/wrist guards

Mentors: Peter Benford, Nicole Fisher, Brian Shicoff

Helpful advice to other skaters/ Beginners: Strap on the skates, watch for pedestrians and learn to break (err, brake)!