to Getting Great Skates
Determine your skating interests.
Two: Determine what you will spend.
Three: Learn about wheels and bearings
Four: Learn about the brakes.
Five: Learn about the boot.
Six: Learn about the frame.
Seven: Plan ahead
Eight: Gear Up! Take A Lesson
Nine: Buy your skates.
Ten: Have fun!
Your purchase of skates is extremely important, as it will have a
large bearing on your success and enjoyment. Buying your first
skates can be confusing and frustrating. The Inline Skating Resource
Center is pleased to provide the information in this guide to make your
inline equipment purchase a success.
are many brands and types of skates from which to choose. They come in
a wide range of prices and styles. However, all skates have certain
basic features. Once you understand these features, you will be able to
make an informed choice. You will also need to determine your
particular interests. Inline skates can be used for hockey, freestyle
skating, racing, fitness training, recreation, and aggressive skating. There
are models designed specifically for each of these activities. You will
need to assess your interests, abilities and the level of activity to
which you aspire.