British Skating Legends

Unsung heroes of British roller speed skating

BRITISH SKATING LEGENDS....THE MEN

Great Britain has had 6 x World Champions in it's long history within the sport.  


They are:


William C. Ross - 1938 (5000m and 10000m)


Harold Wilkinson - 1938 (500m)


Arthur Cooper - 1938 (20000m)


Danny Kelly - 1963 (1000m K/O)


Leo Eason - 1963 (10000m)


John Folley - 1969 (10000m)


The men have also produced European Champions over the years:


Jimmy Reed - 1936 (5000m, 10000m and 20000m)


Harold Wilkinson - 1936 (1500m and 2000m)


William C. Ross - 1936 (500m)


John Folley - 1971 (1000m K/O)


John E. Fry - 1971 (500m T/T); 1978 (500m T/T); 1979 (5000m); 1984 (10000m Relay)


Mick McGeough - 1978 (10000m); 1979 (10000m)


John Mullane - 1978 (5000m)


Patrick Feetham - 1979 (20000m)


Rohan Harlow - 1984 (10000m Relay)


Darren Cobley - 1984 (10000m Relay)


John C. Fry - 1988 (10000m Relay)


Tony Marriott - 1988 (10000m Relay)


Sean McGeough - 1988 (10000m Relay)


Leon Flack - 2004 (500m)


And in the Juniors there has also been some success:


Ashley Harlow - 1984 (300m T/T, 500m track and 500m road)


Michael McInerney - 1987 (3000m)