British Skating Legends

Unsung British heroes of 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)