Blog: Figure Skate Boot Fitting

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    Correct Skating Foot Issues with the R-Fit Footbed Kit

    April 27, 2016

    Many figure skaters struggle with arch support, slippage, foot pain, ankle strain, collapsed arches and other issues. Riedell Skates has developed the R-Fit Footbed Kit to help alleviate these figure skating foot problems. Pulling from years of competitive skating and coaching experience, we’ve designed a comprehensive solution to the most common issues all skaters face. […]

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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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  • Ditch the Guesswork and Get Sized to Find Your Fit

    June 12, 2014

    Are you on the lookout for a new pair of skates? Our 2014 product line has the perfect fit for any skater. Take a look around to find a boot that matches your skating needs. You can even customize a pair to compliment your unique style! Once you figure out how your boot will look, […]

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  • Heat Molding Figure Skates: A Little Heat Provides the Perfect Fit

    June 5, 2014

    So you just got a brand new pair of Riedell skates? Congratulations! After choosing the perfect boots and having them sized, you can customize your new skates for a perfect fit. Riedell skates are built with materials that allow the boot to conform to your foot with heat activation. Heat molding is something we’ve offered […]

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    A Proper Figure Skate Boot Fit to Prevent Injury

    August 11, 2011

    Proper fitting skate equipment is one of the most important steps to preventing injuries and discomfort while you skate. When your boots and blades are incorrectly sized, it leads to discomfort, can negatively impact your performance on the ice and can even cause your skate to break down prematurely. The good news is that injuries […]

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  • Heat Up Your Figure Skating

    April 4, 2011

    To get the most out of your ice skates and assure you have the best fit possible, have your figure skate boots sized, prepared and heat molded by a trained authorized Riedell skate dealer. Every pair of Riedell ice skates are manufactured with the finest materials and components that allow the skate to conform and shape to the […]

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