Blog: Figure Skate Blades

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  • Inside the Process of Eclipse Blade Mounting

    May 4, 2016

    Have you ever wondered how your blades are mounted? The figure skate blade is as important to a skater’s success as the figure skate boot itself. When a perfect union between the two is made a skater can make magic! Stronger practice sessions and dazzling performances are sure to follow with correctly mounted blades. Your […]

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  • Choose the Right Ice Skate Boot and Blade for You

    April 7, 2016

    When it comes to figure skating there are always new skills to learn and perfect. It’s one of the things that we love most about the sport! Whether you’re new to the ice, just beginning to learn jumps or you’ve landed a double axel, that sense of accomplishment keeps you coming back for more. It’s […]

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  • Boot & Blade Guide: 4 Factors for the Perfect Match

    June 20, 2013

    Matching your figure skate boots to your blades depends on many factors. And with so many options available to you, finding the perfect combination can be a bit overwhelming. But we’re here to help make the process easier! That’s why our line of Riedell skate boots and Eclipse figure skate blades work seamlessly together. First, […]

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    Revealing the Mysteries of the Mist

    February 8, 2013

    Looking for a figure skate blade that can keep up with your dreams and aspirations on the ice? If you’re starting out as a competitive beginner in preliminary, juvenile or intermediate levels, the Eclipse Mist will help you grow to eclipse expectations. Designed and made in North America, the Mist is so special because of […]

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  • Staying Sharp (Ice skate blades, that is)

    July 8, 2009

    Taking care of your ice skate blades is very important for your skates to perform as well as possible and it’s critical to keep edges in top condition. Wear blade guards as soon as you leave the ice or rubberized surface to avoid scraping or chipping the top layer of chrome—which leaves the steel underneath […]

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