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September Skater of the Month

Name: Arthur L. Walker, Jr.

Nickname: Art

Age: 56

Marital Status: Married to Annabelle

Have been skating for how long: 16 years (2 years inline Pace Yourself)

Equipment Brand and Type: Bont

Life Philosophy: Aim for the Stars. If you fall among the clouds, you are still on high ground.

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Morning

Favorite Skating Event: Wednesday night skate and dinner

Awards/Competitive Wins: None yet.

Biggest Skating Adventure: Falling on the 1 mile loop turn at the Veloway
Skating the 22 mile Campion Trail in Dallas, TX.

Art Walker Photo

What do you get from Skating: How it makes me look and feel. Patience... little improvements result in great rewards.

Would Like to Do This Year in Skating:Continue to improve technique, endurance and physique.

Coolest Accomplishment: Finally getting some understanding of the psychology of the skating experience

Other Sports/Hobbies you Enjoy: Karaoke, Golf, Fishing, Harley Riding, and Tennis

Favorite Skating Gadget/Tool: Wrist Guards and Helmet because they have saved me on several occasions

Mentors: All of the more advanced skaters in Hill Country Inline who have encouraged me and given advice on the many trips around the Veloway

Helpful Advice to Beginners: Keep skating and listening, listening and skating�.you will improve even though you may not realize it at the time.

Favorite Quotes: �I went 2.7 seconds on a Bull named Fu Manchu.. Live like you were dying...
Like tomorrow was a gift� - Tim McGraw

�No one who lies dying regretfully says I wish I would have worked harder� Unknown