How to choose ice skates?
When choosing an ice skate is very important to realize how do we want to use those skates. For example, if we want skate for ice-skating on frozen surfaces, or for public skating the main factor is comfort of skates, we have to feel comfortable in it. On the other hand, if we have scheduled some longer rides on frozen rivers, we need the skate, which is made of special materials that can remove perspiration and also insulates skate.
A very important factor when choosing ice skates is the size. For example, if we take a skate for a pond, they can be a little bigger. The opposite are hockey skates, you choose the exact to the foot, it must fit perfectly. Generally, it is recommended to try your skates with a sock, with which you skate.
Hockey skates for men
These skates are typical of their solid construction, which must hold the foot firmly. Men steel blade is set in a plastic holder. The main distinctive feature of these skates is a solid tip, lowered construction of the boot and heightened rear heel.
Figure skates for women
Women's ice skates with a high boot. Women use a special blade with toe picks designed for a specific women's riding style. Women's ice skates are usually white and tightened with conventional laces.
Ice skates for kids
Children's ice skates have various colors and cute designs with a solid plastic shell. The trend among children's skates is size adjustment system. Adjustable skates are equipped with various mechanisms for change of the size of the boot.