Do I recommend rollerblading to hockey players? Absolutely, especially for the less experienced skaters.

Yes you could develop a few bad habits, but if you’re having trouble with skating on ice I believe rollerblading will help you develop a better feel for being on skates.

How thick can a Blade Runner cut?

Using the BladeRunner X2 as a stationary jigsaw provides the absolute safest, easiest, most accurate way to cut aluminum up to 3/8 inch thick.

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What should you do if you fall while using inline skates?

What blades do figure skaters use?

Figure skating blades usually are made of tempered carbon steel that is first heat treated.

The blades are coated with a high-quality chrome.

In recent years, lightweight aluminum and stainless steel blades have also become popular.

Carbon steel blades are softer than stainless steel blades.

What size am I in inline skates?

The general rule of thumb for sizing inline skates is to go down 1.5 sizes from your shoe size for Senior skates.

For adults or bigger adolescents, if you wear a size 10 shoe, you’ll start at an 8.5 inline hockey skate size.

For Junior and Youth skates, go down one size from your shoe size.

What blade steel holds an edge the longest?

Steels with very high vanadium content like Vanadis 8, CPM-10V, K390, CPM-15V, etc.

have extremely high edge retention.

Maxamet and Rex 121 are so extreme in terms of wear resistance and edge retention that I rated them higher than 10 because otherwise it throws off the ratings for everything else.

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Is it bad for rollerblades to get wet?

Skating in the rain or even just on damp ground can affect your bearings and reduce their efficiency.

After a wet skate it’s important to clean your bearings to ensure no permanent damage is done.

Can you lose weight by rollerblading?

And skating for weight loss is definitely possible if you skate for increasing lengths of time with fairly constant exertion.

Skating’s popularity as a fitness activity comes from its strengthening of the legs and glutes, and the good cardio and aerobic workout it offers.

How do you change an inline wheel?

  1. Unscrew and remove the axle bolts from the front wheel with an Allen wrench.
  2. Pull the front wheel out of the wheel frame.
  3. Remove the bearings and spacer from the wheel.
  4. Place the spacer and bearings into the new wheel.
  5. Place the new wheel on the wheel frame.

Is it easier to rollerblade or skate?

Lots of people ask us what is easier – roller blading or roller skating? While many people expect quad roller skates to be easier to learn than inline skates (or roller blades as they are commonly known), the truth is that many children and adults find inlines to be very easy.

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Can adults learn to roller blade?

No matter your age, you can always learn to roller skate.

How do you do t stop rollerblades?

How do you turn on fast inline skates?

Which ABEC bearings are the best for inline skates?

  • The BankRoll Dimes ABEC-9 Bearings are great for roller skates, inline skates, and skateboards.
  • The Bionic ABEC-7 Bearings are some of the best bearings on the market.
  • BankRoll Ceramic Bearings are extremely popular in the USA and great for indoor/outdoor use.

Can you fall on inline skates?

It is possible to hit your head and other important body parts in any fall – forward or backward, so always wear a helmet in addition to wrist guards, elbow pads and kneepads while skating.

There are no great falling techniques, but there are good ones.

Is inline skating and figure skating the same?

Inline figure skating is figure skating on inline figure skates-three or fourwheel frames with a toe-stop, mounted on figure skating boots in rockered configuration.


My name is Patricia Toh. I was born in the southen of China but I live in Hawaii. I work as a translator. I love skating. But in the future, I’d like to try yoga too."

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