On Sunday, June 9, 2002, twelve skaters in Lithuania
skated 110 kilometers, from Vilnius to Kaunas,
in 4 hours and 23 minutes, including one 6 minute break.
The skate was covered by Lithuanian newspapers, radio, and television,
and the participants managed to break all previous speed records
for skating between the two cities.
The skate began in the center of Vilnius, the capital of
Lithuania, and finished in the center of Kaunas, the second
largest city in Lithuania. The oldest skater was 58 years of
age and 9 out of the 12 participants wore Salomon Vitesse
5 wheel skates.