This past weekend, thousands of skaters took to Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in the 7th annual 24 Hours Roller Montreal. Over 100 teams took to the start of the ever-growing event.
The event attracted skaters from across North America as well as overseas. This year’s event raised over $30000 in support of Quebec’s Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.
Presenting $31520 to Quebec’s Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
2010 Olympic Champion Olivier Jean acted as spokesperson for the event. He was part of this year’s fastest team, Apex Racing Skates – Il Peloton. The team’s roster also included past Olympic Champion Mathieu Turcotte, USA’s Olympic Silver Medalist Travis Jayner, 2010 Canadian Olympic Champion Mathieu Giroux, Canadian 500-meter record holder Steve Robillard, and a host of other strong inline skaters.
2010 winning team Apex Racing Skates – Il Peloton
- Event website
- Pictures & reports from Peter Doucet [#1] [#2] [#3] [#4] [#5] [#6]
- Un record de participation au 24H Roller Montréal
- Pictures from Georg Nikodym
- Pictures from Cor Beattie
Solo skaters skating together early on- A2A2A2A2A leads the way. He skated an impressive 530km’s solo!