Joey Brooks

Country: United States
Sex: Male
Favorite Sport: Roller skating

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 6.75 mi in 45m:50s.

Managed to squeeze in a few minutes of skating on a busy day. Finally reached 100 miles for the month. Pathetic.
New personal best for 10 km - 41m:02s .

· Friday at 18:10 ·  

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  • Aleksandra G Yesterday at 07:24

    Bravo Joey πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ and thanks for photos πŸ‘‰πŸ“·πŸ‘ˆπŸ˜Š

  • Jerker Terwisscha Yesterday at 16:52

    Nice Joey! Just keep going! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ€˜πŸ»πŸ˜Ž

  • eric c Yesterday at 23:46

    Terrible πŸ˜‰

  • Joey Brooks 11 hours ago

    Thanks All. Will try to do better.

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 8.36 mi in 1h:01m:06s.

Can't believe I caught this cool photo caused by the setting sun.
New personal best for 5 km - 18m:19s .

· January 16 at 17:50 ·  

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  • Joey Brooks January 16 at 18:39

    I got a half marathon today thanks to my commute and some extra skating in the park.

  • Dariusz Sochacki January 16 at 18:45


  • sjors van der leeden Thursday at 00:55

    πŸ“·πŸ‘βœŒπŸ˜Ž. Good ride

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 3.91 mi in 30m:58s.

Inline skates today. Regular commute. Not sure why the construction site has to WET the dirt every day. Normal street cleaner water for five blocks in the French Quarter due to narrow streets shaded by 3-story homes. #Commute

· January 16 at 10:37 ·  

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  • Jerker Terwisscha January 16 at 14:40

    Nice ride Joey. Feels good to be able to commute. πŸ™‚

  • Joey Brooks January 16 at 14:57

    Yes! I can sleep late and still get my skate session! Today I skate home as well.

  • Dariusz Sochacki January 16 at 15:00


Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 14.11 mi in 1h:45m:46s.

Skated 12 sessions in 11 days. Sweet. Finally the weather broke!
New personal best for Farthest Distance - 22.7 km .

· January 11 at 15:43 ·  

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  • Aleksandra G January 12 at 04:15

    Well done Joey πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†

  • Joey Brooks January 12 at 12:04

    Thanks Aleks. It was a perfect day for skating.

  • Dariusz Sochacki January 14 at 16:21

    Bravo !!!!! πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜ŽπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 4.02 mi in 27m:47s.

Skated to work on inlines today. Quads gave me a blister yesterday. Dry air eliminates the street cleaner water fast, so everything was dry today.

· January 10 at 10:21 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki January 10 at 15:51


  • Greta Gretkowska January 10 at 16:12


Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 11.01 mi in 1h:30m:01s.

Commute to work + commute home + laps in the park = 1/2 Marathon today! On quad skates. My feet lost their toughness with all the time off last year, so I paid for the miles with a blister. I'm still happy.

· January 09 at 16:15 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki January 09 at 23:22


  • Jerker Terwisscha January 10 at 01:53

    Well done Joey! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜Ž

  • Joey Brooks January 10 at 08:37

    Thanks guys.

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 2.67 mi in 20m:53s.

Rode a bike share past the muddy construction site to start my skate session commute today. Of course, there was no activity and the place was clean and dry. Grrrrrr. Cheated me out of 1/2 mile on skates. I hope to catch an evening session as well.

· January 09 at 10:32 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki January 09 at 17:10


  • Joey Brooks January 09 at 18:25

    Thanks man. i'm on a roll! (Quite literally).

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 3.09 mi in 23m:12s.

Two muddy construction sites and one street cleaner river on the way to work today. Always exciting!

· January 08 at 10:28 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki January 08 at 14:50

    Bravo !!!! πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜ŽπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š

  • Joey Brooks January 08 at 14:55

    Thanks DS!

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 3.10 mi in 26m:34s.

Skated the quads to work for the first time ever. I used a bike share to get one mile from my house to the Greenway, then skated the last 3 miles. No falls, so the trip was a success!

· January 07 at 10:24 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki January 07 at 11:34


  • Joey Brooks January 07 at 12:30

    Thanks DS!

  • Jerker Terwisscha January 07 at 14:48

    Nice option Joey. Looks like the basket was designed to fit quads. 😁

  • Joey Brooks January 07 at 15:17

    Yes Jerker, and the inline skates fit perfectly upside-down in that basket shape. When the days are short I can skate to work and hire a bike to get home after dark. I don't mind skating at night except my city has some crime I try to avoid.

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 4.30 mi in 32m:38s.

First time on inline skates this year. Skated to work. Street cleaners reminded me of all the rain we had last few months.

· January 06 at 10:20 ·  

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Joey Brooks was out skateboarding. He tracked 10.06 mi in 1h:36m:45s.

The city just installed "No Skating" signs on every lamp post at my favorite skate spot that dries instantly after a rain and is lighted at night. Land of the "Free" indeed. When skating is outlawed, only outlaws will skate. πŸ™ˆ πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈ πŸ’” 😑
New personal best for one hour - 10.55 km .

· January 05 at 11:59 ·  

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  • Greta Gretkowska January 05 at 16:13

    Why No skating signs?

  • Joey Brooks January 05 at 16:38

    Greta, I suppose
    because the concrete slopes down to the edge and a child might just
    shoot off into space and the parents would file a lawsuit against the
    city. If someone fell off that edge it would be really bad because there
    are concrete "steps" down there, not water to the edge. I know that if I
    mess up on my skateboard it is going into the lake, or the other way
    into traffic. Obviously, I am careful. Every entity in the USA is fearful of lawsuits when people hurt themselves on city or private property. So sad.

  • Jerker Terwisscha January 06 at 04:15

    You should put up a sign that says NO WAY! 😁

  • Joey Brooks January 06 at 07:29

    Or one that reads "No Fun!"

Joey Brooks was out skateboarding. He tracked 4.05 mi in 47m:46s.

The wind was CRAZY out of the West. Had to take it slow going into it. Didn't have to do anything with wind to my back!

· January 04 at 16:52 ·  

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  • Joey Brooks January 04 at 19:14

    Wet joint compound from the newest concrete stuck to my wheels. It wears off eventually. Same thing happened two years ago when a different section of concrete was new.

  • Dariusz Sochacki January 04 at 23:26


Joey Brooks was out skateboarding. He tracked 3.14 mi in 31m:52s.

The lakefront is the only decent, lighted place to skate in my city after dark. And I am happy they finally got that going.

· January 02 at 20:24 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki January 02 at 23:13


  • Joey Brooks January 03 at 10:42

    Thanks Dariusz

Joey Brooks was out skateboarding. He tracked 16.14 mi in 2h:49m:49s.

Super-chill 16 miles. Took tons of pictures and still beat the rain.
New personal best for 10 km - 55m:49s .

· January 02 at 13:18 ·  

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  • Jerker Terwisscha January 04 at 13:02

    Great ride and nice pictures Joey! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ’ͺ🏼 You ride on that path with the branches?

  • Joey Brooks January 04 at 13:13

    Thanks Jerker. Yes, that board is my "nasty weather" skate option. 97mm Flywheels roll over just about anything. We have so many trees in my part of the world and Fall lasts about 4 months! It begins with tree fruit and acorns, then leaves, cones, and twigs from wind storms until the trees have nothing left to give. That path with the debris is a side path, very short, and never gets cleaned. The long path is about 100km and gets cleaned almost every day. Also those wheels have good grip on wet surface. My inline skates are treacherous! My quad skates work well on wet, but not so much debris. So....I use the board you see in the photos. It's my only hope!

  • Jerker Terwisscha January 04 at 13:20

    Good choice. I'm also careful with my material and change wheels and bearings in October and replacing them in March. I hope to get some skate miles this month, it's been a while. 😊

  • Joey Brooks January 04 at 13:27

    Well, it never snows here, or freezes. So almost every day is possible, only my mood to overcome and get going. Hope you get rolling soon!

Joey Brooks was out skateboarding. He tracked 4.24 mi in 47m:56s.

I skated every day this year! Woohoo!

· January 01 at 12:42 ·  

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  • Aleksandra G January 01 at 15:18

    Brawo Joey πŸ‘πŸ‘ Every weather is good for training πŸ˜‰

  • sjors van der leeden January 01 at 16:39

    I see your last picture πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸŽ†πŸŽ‰ cool πŸ‘πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜Ž

  • Joey Brooks January 01 at 18:54

    Yeah, my rocket-powered skateboard. FAST!

  • Jerker Terwisscha January 02 at 14:05

    Nice Joey! Don't let the weather stop you this year! πŸ‘πŸΌ

Joey Brooks

Happy New Year everybody! I hope your goals were met this year and are exceeded in 2019! Godspeed, you maniacs!!

· December 31 at 11:34

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  • Goosia Gosiak December 31 at 12:20

    W nadchodzącym Nowym Roku przede wszystkim siły, bo to od niej zależy jaki ten rok będzie. Pamiętajcie wszystkie sukcesy ostatnich 12 miesięcy, by móc je powtórzyć i wszystkie porażki, by móc ich uniknąć. Szczęście i zdrowie też nie zawadzą.

  • Aleksandra G December 31 at 13:46

    Happy New Year Joey πŸ˜˜πŸΈπŸŽ†πŸŽ†πŸŽ†

  • Joey Brooks December 31 at 14:00

    Thanks Goosie and Aleks! Looking forward to seeing your new achievements. Don't forget a photo now and then!

  • Jerker Terwisscha December 31 at 20:02

    Happy new year Joey! Hope you will have a lot of nice and safe rides ahead of you! πŸŽ‰βœ¨βœ¨πŸŽ‡πŸŽŠβœ¨πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜ŽπŸ€˜

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Joey Brooks

I am losing my mind with this weather! Has not been 10 dry days in the past 2 months. Grrrrrrr

· December 28 at 10:55

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  • Joey Brooks December 28 at 10:56

    Thought I might get significant skating time during the holidays. Ha Ha. Dream on.

Joey Brooks was out skating. He tracked 4.35 mi in 36m:45s.

Never been so happy to get 4 miles done. Wind was howling! Feels like I skated 10. And I had to crawl over two chain link fences because of lazy construction workers who fail to remove it between jobs. My new skate path on the lake is 4.2 miles round trip. Completion is 2 months behind schedule due to bad weather.
New personal best for 1 km - 2m:57s .

· December 26 at 12:01 ·  

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  • Dariusz Sochacki December 26 at 17:42


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