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05-07-2010, 12:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Splitbtw View Post
I would if I could. I played roller for high school and club and skating was by far my best ability. The concept of skating makes sense to me. I know what I want to do when, and the ability is catching up. I apologize if I am a quick-learner in your book. Can I stop on a dime? No. Can I skate hard and catch people considered fast if I move my feet? Just about.
You said "I've only been skating", not, "I've only been ice skating". Obviously, if you were a very high level roller player, it could translate much quicker.

Most likely, it's a bad or dull edge. Whenever I run into this problem, it's a sign my skates haven't been sharpened in way too long. It could also possibly be a boot that is too soft for your weight (if you're a very big guy and it happens on both feet) or even bad ice. A mismounted holder could cause it, but it's unlikely you would only experience this problem as a result.

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