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05-10-2011, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Tikkanen View Post
Agreed. When I try on skates and feel any kind of pain they go back to the display rack. There really is nothing worse than playing a game we all love with pain in your feet each stride you take. I tried on the One90's cause "I wanted them" and there was instant pain. With the X60's got no pain at all, haven't had a problem. I've asked this question before from some of the equipment guru's-what do you think the percentage is of rec leaguers wearing skates that really aren't made for their specific foot type?
A whole lot of them. And then there are guys like me in an even worse situation. I'm wearing a used pair of X:60's that were custom made for one of our players when he played Major Junior last season lol. He got a new pair this year and I took his old pair. They don't fit nearly as well as they should, but for the ~10 times a year I get on the ice they'll do me fine for a few years. I have a foot better suited for Bauer Supremes.

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