Chris Edwards (skater)
Chris Edwards, September 2012
December 22, 1973 |
Escondido, California, United States
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
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.
- 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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