Figure Skate Repairs

Some Skate repairs are best left to the manufacturer or even a shoe repair shop to be completed due to the equipment needed to perform the repair. Repairs such as boot relining or complete new heels and soles are best left to the manufacturer or shoe repair shop. The following repairs can be done at […]

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Boot Fittings

The importance of a proper boot fitting shouldn’t be underestimated. It is the first line of defense in making sure that the skater has an enjoyable experience while skating; making it easier for them to not only break in their skates but to also achieve their skating goals within a reasonable amount of time. Geppetto’s […]

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Skate Sharpening

A good blade sharpening begins with the individual sharpening them. Very few rink pro-shops will sharpen freestyle skates because of the time and precision accuracy required to sharpen them. As a result, figure skaters sometimes travel great distances to an outside source to have them sharpened. To be a good skate sharpener requires a keen […]

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New Technology

Over the years Mr. Edge has always been on the lookout for new products and technology. On this page skaters can find out what’s new in the industry; products, technology, and other relevant news as well.   Blades 12 years ago skate blades took a quantum leap forward when Paramount Sk8S introduced hi-wear resistant 420 […]

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About Geppetto’s and Mr. Edge

The Experts in Figure Skating Since 1978, Geppetto’s Skate Shop and Mr. Edge have been serving the needs of skaters throughout the Midwest. Mr. Edge’s experience and knowledge have made him the world’s leading authority on equipment-related injuries to figure skaters. His award-winning book, “Anatomy of a Figure Skating Injury” explains and provides solutions to […]

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Lacing Boots Properly

Proper Lacing Technique Yes skaters; there actually is a clear cut method for lacing your skates properly. Using the proper lacing technique could be the difference between needing to buy a new pair of boots or not. Always sit on a chair or bench when putting on skates (never sit on the floor). Loosen boot […]

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