Albert Hammond Jr’s Secret Life as a Roller Skating Champion

Hammond Jr. with two feet on the ground in 2001Yes, it’s true. He used to be a skater…a roller skater. Strokes guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr., has been revealed as a child roller skating champion. Hammond compares life on wheels to life on stage:

“It’s weird it hasn’t come out sooner,” groans Hammond Jr. “The weird thing is, I used to skate in front of, like, 5,000 people and I was never nervous, but the first time I got on stage, there were four people there and I vomited.”

Talk about rockin’ and rolling! Someone please find a picture of Albert skating and send it to me.

Amazing link found on Sea of Angels.

UPDATE: Here’s a reader submitted image of what Albert on wheels might have looked like.

Disclaimer: This is not a real photo of Albert skating

6 replies on “Albert Hammond Jr’s Secret Life as a Roller Skating Champion”

  1. “It’s weird it hasn’t come out sooner,” groans Hammond Jr. “The weird thing is, I used to skate in front of, like, 5,000 people and I was never nervous, but the first time I got on stage, there were four people there and I vomited.”

    Maybe he should have worn his skates on stage.

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