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03-06-2009, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by tobyandmisty View Post
I would not hesitate to think that if I bought a more expensive skate, that I could glide like most of the others I play with. I just am not too sure. Just about everyone I play with has been playing for a long time and I just got started.

Don't think that new expensive skates are going to make you really fast. First you have to be fast to begin with. Proper skating form, strong legs, all that stuff. If you have that, then yes, light skates will help. I think the main thing about lighter skates is that you don't get fatigued as quickly because you are carrying less weight on your feet.

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