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Cycle-Skating, the new sport of 1923

Cycle-Skating – The New Sport of 1923! In this British Pathé video gentlemen is Paris try out cycle-skating, a brand new sport that strapped a specially-made wheel platform brace contraption onto the insides of their feet. Is this the birth of rollerblading?

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