Kōrero: Roller skating and skateboarding

Champion figure skater Valerie White, 1955 (2 o 4)

In 1955, 15-year old Valerie White of Napier headed to Barcelona, Spain, to represent New Zealand at the international roller skating championships. This was the first year New Zealand roller skaters had competed internationally. Watch Valerie as she glides around a rink in front of a crowd, including her adoring mother and grandmother, at Napier's Marine Parade in her home town. 

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 38. National Film Unit, 1955

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Roller skating and skateboarding - Roller skating', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/39803/champion-figure-skater-valerie-white-1955 (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013