Blade Mounting

How often does a skater’s blade come loose during practice or while competing and a blade falls off? Unfortunately, far too many times and always when a skater least expects it. Geppettos’ safe and secure methods for sealing leather soles and heels guarantees that a skater will never need to worry about the blades coming […]

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Product Line

  TABLE OF CONTENTS: Intro Blades Boots Boot and Blade Recommendations Blade Guards Soakers/Blade Covers Laces Gel Sleeves Skating Tights Knee Highs Skate Tape Lace Tighteners Gloves Stink-eez Pals Skate Fresheners Transpack Ice Bags Thinees Skate Socks Insoles Used Skates Boot Covers   Geppetto’s Skate Shop is a retail store specializing in ice figure skate […]

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Press

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. Here you will find information […]

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Boot Taping

  Wide Tape: $16.95 (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 […]

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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. […]

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Heel & Sole Waterproofing

Before any attempt at mounting blades, leather soles, and heels should first be waterproofed. The most commonly used sealant is Sno-Seal. Skaters must keep in mind that leather is not only pliable but very porous and absorbent as well. Sno-Seal, if not applied regularly will not prevent water from eventually soaking into the heels and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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