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I leverage (or risk!) my good reputation to help inventors whose braking or other safety-related technologies may bring more people to the sport.

DXS: I call this my dream brake. The adult prototype I tested cut my stopping distances in half. A 9-year-old mastered the youth version in 90 minutes. Find out and how the DXS could benefit skaters, inline instructors and the industry. See the DXS in action on YouTube.

Also: A comparison of braking technologies I've tested.

Get Rolling with Liz Miller

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Hi! I've been helping inline skaters start (and stop!) successfully and safely since 1992. Take a roll through the Get Rolling web pages to see how I can help you. For example:

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bulletred picture Holiday wishes from Liz and Dan - This year's letter features photos from Yellowstone, Yosemite, Montana, and a 3-week trip to ski, hike and taste the wines of New Zealand!
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bulletred picture Brakes for Serious Speed: Gravity Master(TM) - Meet Craig Ellis, avid skier and "extreme downhills" brake inventor.
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