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09-03-2013, 07:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Killion View Post
for hacking around shinny, had a pair of Adidas tube skates, the first lot brought in to Canada late 60's. No one wanted them, so they were deeply discounted to like $19.95 from $99+ originally, and frankly, quite excellent skates from what I can recall of them. So ya, if you hunt, could find some incredible deals... Got those Adidas Skates at the very first Collegiate Sports Store in Toronto, which went on to have stores all over the place through the 70's-80's
I got one of the first pair of Adidas in Canada in 1959. They were given to me by the Adidas rep in Winnipeg. Five games into the WHL season, I had a blade break when it was hit by a puck. It took almost the rest of the season before Adidas replaced it.

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