Blog: Figure Skate Boot Fitting

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    The Dos & Don’ts of Ice Skate Fitting

    February 17, 2011

    Incorrectly sized and fitted ice skates can cause foot discomfort, affect skater performance, cause premature skate breakdown and also lead to injury. Optimize your comfort and performance on and off the ice by following this list of Dos to make sure your Riedells are the perfect fit. Do your research! One of the most common […]

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  • Fitting Ice Skates

    June 17, 2009

    A properly fitting ice skate makes skating even more delightful. Never buy skates that are too big with the hopes that a thick sock can make them fit better. New ice skates should feel snug in the heel, arch and ball to provide the best support. You should be able to wiggle your toes freely […]

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  • Lacing Ice Skates

    May 27, 2009

    To be your best on the ice, make sure your figure skate boots are properly laced. Snugly tighten the laces starting from the first eyelets at the throat maintaining even tension up to the instep. The throat area should be no closer together when the ice skate is laced on your foot than the width […]

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