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CW:  This blog post contains history that discusses harmful ableist language. CIB is a brand centered around Community. Being part of a community, means being open to feedback, and being willing to listen when called upon to action change. Late in 2020 we were called upon to take a look at the terminology that exists within this community and inside our CIB Tricktionary. There was a specific call for us to address some of the ableist trick names. (Trick History: Weddle Grab)  This blog post serves to address the previous problematic terminology used, to discuss the history behind the terminology...

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As you may know, the #cibtrickofthemonth is the ‘Weddle Grab.’ This trick was formerly named the ‘Mute Grab.’ The original trick name is a term that is both audist and ableist and dishonoured the skater it was named after.  We need to be accountable to the fact that by simply updating the trick list with only a brief note, we perpetuated the erasure of disabled skaters. 

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a UFO! 🛸 The Trick on the tip of everyone's tongue this month is the UFO Stall! We're stoked to be sharing some top tips with CIB Team roller, Amber aka Wednesday who we think always knocks this trick out with absolute style and flair! Read on and get inspired for the Trick of the Month

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Kicking off 2020 in style! This year we're excited to share extra tips, trick info and inspiring shots for our #CIBTRICKOFTHEMONTH  If you haven't heard of EstroJen, then its time to climb out of the rock you've been living under. Founder of Moxi Roller Skates and one of the most notable quad shredders from our generation of park skaters. We're honored to be able to chat with this month's trick-creator and share their top tricks for their name-sake trick! Read on and get inspired for the Trick of the Month: EstroKick Filmed by: Miguel Camina (@miguelcamina)Music by: Kate Bollinger - TestsImage...

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