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02-21-2009, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Tinkeric View Post
If you can run fast, that certainly means that you have the potential to be a fast skater too. Having good foot speed especially helps for quick starts.

Skating is a different animal than running though. Nonetheless, it's definitely an advantage to have good leg muscles from running as well as coordination and fast "twitch" nerves.

Speed never slumps!
good call...obviously you have to be a good skater..but most people that are fast on land can translate to ice

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