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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