Got a Skate Story”… Now is the time to Share Yours!
Skate Association (OFSA) has coordinated with the StoryCorps project to
capture roller skate stories…OFSA believes “Everyone’s
got a skate story” and wants you to share yours! The StoryCorps
project is recording the stories of everyday people throughout the US.
All recordings are sent to the American
Folklife Center at the Library
of Congress, those captured via the Griot project are also sent to
the National Museum of African
American History and Culture. All participants receive a copy of their
forty-minute recording on CD as well. Excerpts of selected interviews
are broadcast on NPR
OFSA has reserved slots
for roller skaters to share their skate stories at the StoryCorp booth
in New York’s Grand Central Station and in the StoryCorp GriotBooth,
the projects mobile soundproof recording studio which is traveling to
select cities. Up to three person can participate in an interview. Slots
are limited, interested skaters should contact Tasha at (301) 580-1134
to reserve a slot or to get more information.
for the Archives
Take a look at a video from Kappa Chris Productions as he makes a video
compilation contribution to the National African Amerian Roller Skating