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Nov Skater of the Month

Name: Sam Laine

Nickname: Sam

Age: Not very old

Marital Status: Married

Have been skating for how long: Since I was about 4 years old.

Equipment Brand and Type: K2 rec skates.

Life Philosophy: Never give up. Quitting is the only way to lose.

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Afternoons.

Favorite Skating Events: Moon light skate.

Awards / Competitive Wins: I've never competed in a real skating event. But now that I think of it, I did win some elementary school ice skating competitions in 3rd grade or so. Does that count?

Most memorable incident / Biggest skating adventure: Going 50 Mph on skates holding on to a friend's car.

What do I get from skating: Exercise in a fun way that keeps me exercising.

Would like to do this year in skating: Get into big wheel Pace Yourself.

Coolest Accomplishment: Learning to speak Greek.

Other sports / hobbies you enjoy: Fishing, boating, snorkeling, aquarium keeping.

Favorite skating gadget / tool: I keep my skating simple, I mainly just use skates and leave the tools and gadgets for the pros :-)

Mentors:My parents.

What do you enjoy about being a member of HCIC:Besides Nicole showering me with prizes every time I see her, I also end up skating a lot more when there are others skating with me.

Helpful Advice to Beginners: Just keep skating. The further you get the funner it becomes.

Favorite Quotes: "Don't wish that life was easier, wish that you were better." Jim Rohn

Sam Laine Photo