Rollerblade® Sponsors ‘Skate San Francisco - The Barbary Coast Experience’

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Premiere Inline Skate Brand Supports Only West Coast 26.2 Inline Skate Marathon

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Rollerblade®, the worldwide leader in inline skating, is proud to serve as a presenting sponsor for Skate San Francisco – The Barbary Coast Experience. The three-day celebration, spanning from July 8-10, 2016, will bring inline skaters from around the country together for the west coast’s only 26.2 skate marathon.

“We are thrilled to sponsor the Skate San Francisco event,” said Stephen Charrier, president of Rollerblade. “The Barbary Coast Experience promises to be a weekend full of fun, competition, and celebration around inline skating, and we love to support the growth and advancement of the sport however we can.”

Skaters can expect to kickoff the weekend on Friday, July 8, at 9 p.m. with a recreational 12-mile loop through the city and along the San Francisco waterfront as they wind through iconic sites like Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park, the Marina, the Palace of Fine Arts, Union Street, the Broadway and Stockton Tunnels, Union Square, and the “Concrete Canyons.” On Saturday, skaters are invited to “The Church of 8 Wheels” Roller Disco Party in the Sacred Heart Church event space.

The Barbary Coast Roller Marathon and Half Marathon competition will close out the weekend festivities on Sunday, July 10. The race course winds along the Great Highway, giving participants a breathtaking view Pacific Ocean backdrop as they skate. The race is open to skaters of any ability.

To learn more about Skate San Francisco – The Barbary Coast Experience, or to register, please visit: For more information on Rollerblade, visit


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, “like” Rollerblade on Facebook at or follow the company on Twitter @GoRollerblade.

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