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11-27-2011, 10:54 PM
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Originally Posted by beth View Post
I'm about 115lb and use 1/2". The guy who sharpens my skates is the same guy who does them for the Seattle Thunderbirds and he always does them perfect. Last time I was chatting with him about sharpenings, he mentioned that he recommends shallower hollows for new skaters (he sharpened my 10-year-old daughter's skates to 5/8") because it makes it easier to learn how to stop and pivot.
Yeap! Going from 3/8 to 5/8 made a big difference for me learning to stop.

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