JUMP AND SPIN
Carl was known not only for his dedication and passion to skating but also for his jumping and spinning skills. Here, he is showing us just how talented he is with these maneuvers.
SHOOT THE DUCK
This photo was taken in the 1960's of Kaprecia's father Carl. This particular pose is called "SHOOT THE DUCK". This is not an east maneuver by any means.
This type of skating was known as pairs skating. This photo was shot in Springfield Missouri in approx. the late 1920s,
Some well honored history
Roller skating originated in the 18th century. Then, it began to gain widespread popularity in the 1880s. Roller skating was very popular in United States from the 1930s to 1950s, then again in the 1970s when it was associated with disco music and roller discos.