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Is it safe to skate in the rain or on wet surfaces?

Is it safe to skate in the rain or on wet surfaces?

Rollerskating on wet or damp surfaces creates extra challenges in stopping, turning and striding, whether you're on quads or inline skates, so it's useful to know how to adapt your skating so you can still get home when caught in the rain. You can make equipment...

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How do I choose inline skates?

How do I choose inline skates?

Buying inline skates is exciting, but for the new beginner skater — unfamiliar with the many potential choices of boot, frame, and wheel — it's also daunting. But knowing what type of inline skating discipline interests you will help narrow the field. When you first...

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Does inline skating help you lose weight?

Does inline skating help you lose weight?

Many people take up skating later in life as a fun way to stay in shape and get fit. And skating for weight loss is definitely possible if you skate for increasing lengths of time with fairly constant exertion. Skating’s popularity as a fitness activity comes from its...

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Is inline skating hard?

Is inline skating hard?

Many beginner skaters when first starting out will ask themselves, is inline skating hard? And the answer: well, it's not easy. But that can always change, with practice.  Attaching wheels to your feet is an altogether different reality to walking or running. No...

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3 wheels vs 4 wheels – which is best?

3 wheels vs 4 wheels – which is best?

There are plenty of differences between 3 and 4 wheel inline skates, including stability, height, manoeuvrability and speed. For many intermediate skaters looking to upgrade, the question of which wheels to choose and why, is a common one. In this blog I will answer a...

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