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Skate Jammin in Seattle at the Car Free Fremont
event are Genny Harmon and Andre' Walker, drop
kicking in the skate dance circle

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I had a great trip to Seattle the weekend of the 14th, my daughter and I drove up and stayed with Audrey in Kent.  It was a beautiful weekend, and I had the opportunity to join in Trish Alexanders skate classes in Bellevue on Saturday AM, a roller fitness class which was loads of fun, and then followed by a skills class and coffee at Starbucks.  Saturday afternoon was the Experience Music Project with my daughter and then I skated Green Lake and Alki Beach with Chuck from the Seattle Skate Patrol. 

The Statue of Liberty replica had become a memorial site for the Seattle area, candles lined the sea wall and flowers and notes were laid out at the foot of the statue,  it was a touching site.


Saturday Evening along Green Lake in Seattle, below
left, Chuck glides by, below right,  Nancy enjoys the Sunset along the lake.

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Memorial site at Alki Beach, Seattle

Up early on Sunday we arrived in Fremont to start setting up for a day of "Car Free" activities,  I met a lot of terrific skate Dancers and skaters from the Seattle area.  Maria and Jerry drove up Sunday morning to join in the activities.  I think I enjoyed the opportunity to see other skate dancers and their moves.  Below is Woody, he does break dancing on skates and believe me does a great job!

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Andre' Walker had some terrific dance moves

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Jason had a terrific style and a great ponytail!

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This is the, "Man, the DJ is boring" shot, as quoted by Rosco the DJ

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I have a thing about photographing photographers, so I hope he finds this here!

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Lorne Anderson of Seattle taught us a new dance, (Photo right left to right), Maria, Sylvia, unknown skater, Yaga and Lorne Photo Right, Sylvia learning
'around the world'

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Photo left, Rosco hosted the skate dancers as DJ, playing some funky tunes for everyone, he even let me slip a CD in against his better judgement.

Photo Right, Rosco again, back is Genny and another skater.

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Photo left,Not everyone was into skate dancing, this youngster was solid as a rock with his aggressive tricks Photo Right, Maria cruising in the skate lane

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Seattle Skate Patrol coordinator Steve Metzler grooves around the dance circle

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Exhibits   by a local bike artist or maybe an innovate transportation engineer