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08-19-2007, 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Goalie_Gal View Post
Has anyone ever practiced on synthetic ice? What is it like? There is a synthetic ice training facility near me that has a goalie program, but I'm not sure about it. A brochure mentioned that it offers more resistance than "regular" ice, which makes you stronger. Does it affect your skates?

I know that the Rinx in Hauppauge, NY has a "Treadmill-Like" machine that has artifical ice and a harness that holds you in and you skate on it in place. Kinda cool.

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