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05-13-2011, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Gooseamania View Post
rather than start a whole new thread for a simple question, i thought i'd just ask it here. how does everyone tie their skates? do you lace all the way up, do you leave some eyelets empty, do you wrap your laces? I personally like to leave the last eyelets empty, so i have all of them laced up except the very top. are their any disadvantages to tying skates the way i do aside from ankle support? I have very stiff skates so the support seems fine, i feel like leaving the top empty helps my cutting a bit.
whatever works best for you. Personally, I tie all the laces so they are snug, then the top 2 eyelets are tied very tight. I use waxed laces so I dont have to worry about them slowly loosening (i have shin guards over my laces, so its difficult to retie while on the bench)

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