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Franck 05-04-2013 06:35 PM

So I was looking for something in the closet...
 
And I found my old hockey skates from when I was a kid:

http://i.imgur.com/hyzGJes.jpg

Here comes the fun/sad part:

They have never been sharpened. Not even once. There are literally no edges whatsoever on the blade, it's completely flat and always has been. No wonder I sucked at skating! :laugh:

Says a lot about what my parents were like as well, spend at least $40 on a pair of skates? No problem. Spend 2 bucks and 20 minutes of your time to have them sharpened? No chance. :laugh:

O23L 05-04-2013 06:53 PM

Never even had the initial sharpen? Wow.

Franck 05-04-2013 06:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PhXcoyotes (Post 65288371)
Never even had the initial sharpen? Wow.

Nope. :laugh:

I'm beginning to wonder whether my parents may have been trying to (and ultimately succeeded with) sabotage my hockey career to save themselves from future equipment expenses or if they were just plain dumb. :sarcasm:

jordanking87 05-04-2013 08:47 PM

Wow, sorry bout' ya

AIREAYE 05-04-2013 10:31 PM

Aha, but I suppose you play now?

Franck 05-04-2013 11:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AIREAYE (Post 65308473)
Aha, but I suppose you play now?

Nah, I've had the urge to start playing again for about 5-6 years now but there just isn't enough ice time available here in Gothenburg to keep any strictly recreational leagues for adults going.

Honestly one of the few truly bad things about living in this otherwise wonderful city.

AIREAYE 05-05-2013 10:02 AM

Ahh, that's unfortunate. Does Frolunda offer anything recreational?

Oh, how's the popularity of floorball over there?

RockemSockemProberts 05-05-2013 06:53 PM

Wow! Those look exactly like the Air 50s I'm currently using. I've trying to find a replacement pair, but no luck.


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