There’s something so alluring and nostalgic about roller skating. It’s no shock that people resurrected the carefree hobby during the turbulent last two years. Check out this wonderful how-to piece on how roller skates are made fromThe New York Times Magazine.
The pandemic made roller-skating popular again. For The New York Times for Kids, the photographer Christopher Payne visited Riedell Skates to see how they’re made.
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