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USA Roller Sports

Inline speed skating competition glides into Roanoke

Feb. 14, 2009, 8:55 p.m. (ET)

Olympic fans may soon get the chance to cheer for another sport.

Inline speed skating is not your average roll around the rink, rather a sport gaining momentum around the world.

The annual Blue Ridge Challenge is the largest inline speed skating competition in the U.S.  It's been held in Roanoke for the past four years.  The competition is open to both the young and old.

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