Question on skate hollow
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08-10-2008, 01:46 PM
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Anyone that weighs triple digits in lbs should be wary of breaking their ankles skating on 1/4" hollows.
I had a mom come in with a pair of skates for her son and ask for 1/8". I asked her to call her son to be absolutely sure that's what he wanted. He did. The skates were size 8 or 9. I asked where he played and she mentioned one of the New England prep schools.
It can be done, but I wouldn't recommend somebody going straight to 1/4" hollow. If you like a deeper bite and you're used to 3/8", I'd work my way deeper and deeper rather than jumping to 1/4"
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