Chicago Tonight

JB Skating: Chicago’s Smoothest Creation

Clip: 02/15/2017 | 5m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1971, Calvin Small and two friends started roller skating a little differently than everyone around them. It caught on, and when the songs of James Brown became their favorite music to skate to, they called their style “JB skating.” Jay Shefsky has the story.

Aired: 02/15/17

Rating: NR

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