New skates, edge problem
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04-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Holly, MI
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I'm fully willing to accept that there is an adjustment period and it's just me. This is only the second pair of skates I've owned and I re-learned to skate (after 35 years off the ice) on the first pair. So I've never experienced the change between models before.
I had the same experience. I recently switched from Supremes to Vapors and found that I basically had to learn to skate again.
I first learned to skate and played a few pick up games in Supremes. They never felt right; too wide and too long. So I gave Vapors a try and found them to be a much better fit. After a heat molding and a punch out of a few spots, they're glorious.
However, there was a learning curve for me. I had to learn how to do most of the basics over again. It took a about 3 open skate sessions to get back to where I was. However now becoming an even better skater because of having a proper fitting skate.
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