Chris Edwards (skater)

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Chris Edwards
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Chris Edwards, September 2012
Personal information
Born (1973-12-22) December 22, 1973 (age 45)
Escondido, California, United States
ResidencePittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
SportVert skating

Chris Edwards (born December 22, 1973) is an American former professional vert skater.

Edwards was born in Escondido, California. He started skating when he was thirteen years old in 1986 and turned professional in 1995. Edwards resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was one of the early members of Team Rollerblade and is one of the most important early figures in aggressive skating. Edwards appears in a video game called Aggressive Inline, which is available for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube.

Edwards has had some inline skates named after him: tarmac CE (Chris Edwards), Edwards Chocolate (street), Edwards Trooper (vert) and Edwards Daytona,"CE Speedsters", and the "CE Hermes" circa 1994 - 1999.

He is considered by many of his peers and aggressive skaters in general to be the founding father of aggressive inline.

Edwards vert skating

Vert competitions[edit]

  • 1999 X Games - Vert: 10th
  • 1998 X Games, High Jump - 2nd
  • 1997 X Games - Vert: 3rd
  • 1997 X Games - Vert: 2nd
  • 1996 X Games, Los Angeles, CA - Vert: 3rd
  • 1995 X Games, Los Angeles, CA - Vert: 4th


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