Double runner/double blade ice skates are for very young beginners to help build confidence, but the skates cannot be used for real figure skating. Double runner/double blade ice skates are for very young beginners to help build confidence, but the skates cannot be used for real figure skating.
Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. It was the first winter sport included in the Olympics, in 1908. The four Olympic disciplines are men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dance.
Hockey skates, on the other hand, have a shorter, more steeply curved blade, no toepicks and a stiff boot usually made of rigid synthetics such as plastic. The characteristics of a hockey skate are designed to let hockey players gain speed, turn and stop quickly on the ice.
Luigino Strut Inline Racing Skates - Pink Boot The 2017 Luigino Strut racing skates with new updated carbon fiber shell is the most advanced racing speed skate on the market. Heat molded professional racing skate boots, extra support, a long and powerful frame and wheel base.
It wasn’t that long ago when most boys wore black hockey skates and girls wore slim, white figure skates. However, skates have evolved in recent years. There is much more choice now, and less and less difference between hockey skating and recreational skating, at least when it comes to leisure.