West Lebanon, NH (PRWEB) March 20, 2015
Rollerblade®, the worldwide leader in inline skating, congratulates its athletes Coco Sanchez and Kevin Lapierre for victories at the 9th Annual Pow-Wow Pro/Am Inline Skate Contest & Festival, held March 12 - 15 at the legendary Kona Skatepark in Jacksonville, Fla. With these wins, Rollerblade’s team of athletes continues its dynamic leadership within the sport of inline skating, backed by the power and support of Rollerblade skates.
Rollerblade Athlete Coco Sanchez of Long Beach, Calif., placed first in the Women’s Inline Cross race. Kevin LaPierre of Montreal, QC, finished third in both the Men’s Pro/Am and Inline Cross races. Spain’s Maria Muñoz placed second in the Women’s Open and second in the Women’s Inline Cross.
“We’re tremendously proud of our athletes’ strong showing at the Pow-Wow Pro/Am and that our inline skates continue to help the team push boundaries,” said Stephen Charrier, co-president of Rollerblade. “From elite athletes to first-timers, our collection is designed to help all inline skaters reach new speeds in a fun, spirited way, and we hope our talented team can inspire everyone, novice or expert, to get out and embrace this ever-growing sport.”
The Rollerblade team will be competing next at the Motor Town Classic in Detroit, Mich., June 12 – 13, 2015.
For more information on Rollerblade, its team of athletes and latest products, please visit http://www.rollerblade.com/usa/.
Rollerblade® is an international leader in the inline skate industry and founder of one of the fastest growing sports, with more than 17.3 million participants worldwide. Headquartered locally in West Lebanon, NH, and internationally based in Giavera, Italy, Rollerblade is a top innovator in inline skates, accessories and gear with over 250 patented products. Today many athletes, fitness fanatics and thrill seekers enjoy the benefits of inline skating as it continues to grow as a lifestyle sport for all levels to experience. To learn more visit http://www.rollerblade.com, “like” Rollerblade on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RollerbladeUSA or follow the company on Twitter @GoRollerblade.