Product Line

Boot and Blade Recommendations
Blade Guards
Soakers/Blade Covers
Gel Sleeves
Skating Tights
Knee Highs
Skate Tape
Lace Tighteners
Stink-eez Pals Skate Fresheners
Transpack Ice Bags
Thinees Skate Socks
Used Skates
Boot Covers

Geppetto’s Skate Shop is a retail store specializing in ice figure skate boots, blades, and sharpening for both the beginner and serious competitive skater. We also carry accessories such as blade guards, soakers, tights, knee highs and more. We are an “Authorized Dealer” of Riedell, ... 

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Mission Statement: To provide an educational platform from which the world skating community can learn from experts; about their equipment and how it affects their health and safety throughout their skating career.

Geppetto’s Skate Shop and Mr. Edge welcome journalists, writers, bloggers, TV, press, and other media personnel to our website. ... 

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Boot Taping

  Wide Tape: $15.95 (65 feet to a roll)             Narrow Tape: $14.95 (65 feet to a roll)

Let Geppetto’s Skate Shop tape up your skating boots for the next synchro season or competition. Our expert boot taping includes cleaning the boot thoroughly to ensure the tape sticks and stays on through the competition season, as well ... 

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Boot Polishing

No matter how often a skater is on the ice, when competition time arrives, the skater will always be scrambling to make their skates look clean and presentable. So just how does a skater accomplishment this seemingly impossible task within a very short period of time? 

Mr. Edge’s Boot Polishing Method

White Boots

1. To prevent any polish from running down the sides of the boots, ... 

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Boot Stretching

Using Geppettos’ stretching machine, boots can be stretched almost ½ size in length and a full size or more in width. Heat moldable boots can be done within about an hour while others may need to be left on overnight in order for them to retain the stretch.

Stretching Cost: 
Any Boots:$15.00 per pair
Individual Boot:



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Ice Maintenance

The Ice Man

By Mark E. Melone

Most people rarely give much thought too, or understand how the ice they skate on is made. To that end allow me to explain and illustrate for you how the entire process is done. This is how to take a bare rink floor like the one below.

  and construct it into the floor that everyone sees as this:  

First, remove all dirt and debris from the floor surface. This can be very easily be done by a team of 5-6 men with brooms sweeping the ... 

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The History of Figure Skating

Whether you’re a competitive skater or just learning how to ice skate, knowing the history of figure skating is essential to understanding the sports’ rules!

How It All Started

Although ice skating has been a popular sport for hundreds of years, figure skating dates back to the late 1700’s in Britain, where skaters performed “compulsory figures”, carving specific figures into the ice. Although ... 

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Preventing Boot and Foot Odor

One of the most common problems skaters and everyone in general are faced with is foot, shoe, and skate boot odor. Some might argue as to where the odor came from first: wearing your boots or shoes for too long or just having stinky feet in general.

Although everyone’s feet do sweat, the amount secreted by the sweat glands varies for each individual. Add to this bacterium and dead skin cells, which ... 

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