All Rollerblades are inline roller skates, but not all inline rollerskates are Rollerblades. It is unfortunate that the name Rollerbladehas become equated in the public's mind with inline roller skating ,for such an equation not only neglects the many other manufacturers, italso blurs the history of roller skating and the history of inlineroller skates in particular. However, if you decide to use Rollerbladebrand skates, then you will be Rollerblading, otherwise, the accurateterm is inline skating.
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The Rollerblade Zetrablade Skates are a terrific choice for entry-level rollerbladers that want something to build confidence and technique. 80mm wheels help to control speed, while the nylon frames dampen vibration.
During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Rollerblade-branded skates became so successful that they inspired many other companies to create similar inline skates, and the inline design became more popular than the traditional quads. The Rollerblade skates became synonymous in the minds of many with "inline skates" and skating, so much so that many people came to call any form of skating "Rollerblading," thus making it a .