The Best Android Roller Skating Apps To Download
We’re back and ready to follow up with Part II in our series of articles about how to best use your smartphone to enhance your roller skating. We will dive into some apps targeted to roller skaters that are supported on the Android platform. Yes, the flashlight app will come in handy and we recommend you download it for your late night laps around the neighborhood, but these apps below are packed with useful information that will make you a more confident skater.
From how-to tutorials to data analysis, you’re bound to find something to spark your interest and take up some more gigabytes. Move Angry Birds aside because these are the best Android Apps for roller skaters!
Published in 2012, the Inline Skating App For Beginner is a must have if you’re just getting the swing of things. This app provides expert advice with step-by-step video lessons, tips and tricks and is extremely easy to use.
The main features of the app are below and you can get them with a $2.99 price tag:
- Watch fundamental moves and practice techniques
- Dig deeper into equipment and learn about usage
- Expert Instruction
- Master turns, falls, glides, stops and more
Roller Skate Nation rating and feedback: 4.0/5 stars. Just when you thought you knew everything about inline skating this app comes along to teach you more. Yes, skating is intuitive for most people but this app does a great job of covering the basics that we often ignore and/or forget to learn.
My Tracks is made by Google and for Google. The integration of this app with the Android platform is flawless. If you’ve ever wondered what your average speed was or where you traveled while roller skating, this app is for you.
My Tracks records your path, speed, distance, and elevation while you walk, run, bike, or do anything else outdoors. While recording, you can view your data live, annotate your path, and hear periodic voice announcements of your progress.
You can sync and share your tracks via Google Drive. For sharing, you can share tracks with friends, see the tracks your friends have shared with you, or make tracks public and share their URLs via Google+, Facebook, Twitter, etc. In addition to Google Drive, you can also export your tracks to Google Maps, Google Fusion Tables, Google Spreadsheets, or external storage.
Roller Skate Nation rating and feedback: 5/5 stars. It’s been downloaded over 10 million times so it must be useful, right? This app is also free. It’s a lot of fun to sit back after you skate to reflect on your journey. Check out the video below!
Approved by Sony Ericsson testing team, SportyPal is a complete training tool for keeping track of your running, cycling, skiing or workouts from any type. Even roller skating!
The app helps you improve your health & fitness condition and is packed with awesome features to gain insight into your roller skating:
- Create and save TRACKS from any of your existing workouts or draw tracks on your own. Create–>download on the phone–>use them.
- Basic/advanced data such as elapsed distance, time, current speed and average speed; pace and average pace; monitor your heart rate; calories burned; altitude change
- Facebook & Twitter sharing tools
- Map view and tracking during the whole workout.
- Draws elegant graphics charts of your performance.
- Listen music or perform calls without disturbing your workout.
Roller Skate Nation rating and feedback: 4.7/5 stars. The app is free and is very helpful to roller skaters. Your workouts can be uploaded to http://www.sportypal.com The web application provides additional functionalities and more in-deep analyzed data from the collected performances. User’s can connect with other Sporty Pals, create new challenges, find desired tracks from the SP community, comment on their performance or organize virtual competitions. Check out the video below.
What are your favorite Android apps to use when roller skating? Let us know us what we should add to our list by dropping a comment below.