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10-20-2010, 01:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Kritter471 View Post
Speed skates are designed for straight-line speed and are difficult to make a tight turn on. The blade is a totally different construction from a hockey blade as well - long and flat rather than short and rockered. That, again, is all about being able to make quick changes of direction.
Agreed, a huge, long, floppy blade like that looks like it would be an absolute ****** to make a tight turn in.

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