Paying the Price

Back around 2006, there was an article in the Wall Street Journal which seemed to be placing blame on the boot manufacturers for many of the injuries ice skaters often encounter. For any one who’s been around this sport for as long as I have it’s rather obvious that there had been very little to no research done before writing the article.

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Paramount Blades

 

Paramount Blades Freestyle – Stainless Steel

 

Paramount Blades Freestyle – Carbon Steel

 

 

Paramount Blades Dance – Stainless Steel

 

Paramount Blades – Custom Colors

 

 

Up to 50% Lighter and Stronger & More Accuate

When combining Paramount blades with some of the new lightweight boots on the market, a skater can lose up to three pounds per blade/boot combination. Paramount Sk8s are a single extruded piece of diamond shaped aluminum, giving incredible strength to your blades, translating to more power, control as ... 

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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 Geppetto’s:

  • Plug old holes and reseal boot bottoms
  • Level soles and heels before mounting blades 
  • Glue down loose tongue linings
  • Replace old insoles
  • Minor arch build-up corrections to insoles

If, in our opinion we are unable to repair your skates, we will advise you as to the ... 

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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 Skate Shop is widely known throughout the Midwest for the accuracy of both ... 

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