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October Skater of the Month

Name: Lawrence Wampler

Nickname: Law

Age: 26

Marital Status: Single

Have been skating for how long: 18 years

Equipment Brand and Type: Luigino Challenge Boots, Arco Frames

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Sunset

Favorite Skating Event: Pace Yourself Skate Races at the Veloway

Awards/Competitive Wins: 3rd place in Napa Inline Marathon (2006), 1st Place Advanced in Texas Road Rash (2005), 1st Place Houston Inline Half Marathon (2010)

Lawrence Wampler Photo

Biggest Skating Adventure: Skating downtown San Francisco (Friday Night Skate).

What do you get from Skating: Peace of mind.

Would Like to Do This Year in Skating: Finish below 1:15 in a full marathon

Coolest Accomplishment: Skating the Houston to Austin MS150 in 2005.

Other Sports/Hobbies you Enjoy: Ice hockey, cycling, trailrunning, backpacking, gardening, video games

Favorite Skating Gadget/Tool: Helmet

Mentors: Eric Swann, John Cooper, John Thurmon, Neil MacPherson, Brian Shicoff, Richard Littrell, JD from Houston, and many more who've helped me over the years.

Helpful Advice to Beginners: Have fun and skate everywhere!

Favorite Quotes: "Sometimes you have to pee in the sink." - Charles Bukowski

Blog: My Blog