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12-02-2004, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by acr
I have extremely flat and wide feet, so I never could play hockey. I can skate, but every once in a while I have to sit down for a minute to give them a rest

I haven't tried skating since I got my custom orthotics, but I doubt it'd make a huge difference, since most skates are hard and don't give flexibility no matter what
Everyone can play hockey, if you haven't found the right skate for you, you simply haven't looked hard enough. There is a skate for everyone regardless of the shape of your foot. The Graf 709 is a very wide skate to begin with and you can get it in the even wider width which is extremely wide, it's also a very deep boot and is by far one of the least stiff boots on the market with a LOT of flexibility. It's got all the great Graf technology in it but was designed for players just coming off foot injuries and could not comfortably wear a regular skate, you should definitely look into the 709:

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