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Ice Skating for all the Family
Ice skating has been around for many centuries and has now developed into many different styles that everyone can enjoy. Figure skating, recreational skating and the sport of ice hockey all have ice skates with ice skate boots and blades but feature their own characteristics. You can find kids ice skates under these styles as well, but they are made in smaller sizes and are very comfortable and easy to use.
Some models may be labelled as women’s ice skates, which can mean they have a narrower fit or have some different features compared with men’s ice skates. The differences are generally small, but be sure to check the product specifications section for the details.
Ice Skate all Year Round
Having your own pair of ice skates means that you are always ready to get on the ice no matter what time of the year it is. Ice skating is especially popular in the winter, when many beautiful lakes have frozen over or the local town has opened up an outdoor ice skating rink. Indoor ice rinks are open throughout the year, so playing on the ice throughout the summer is even possible.
Ice skates Shouldn’t Hurt Your Feet
There is nothing worse than having a skate session with feet that are aching the whole time. This can be because of boots that aren’t shaping to your feet. Thankfully, if you own a pair of skates, the boots will start to mould to the shape of your feet to give a more customised and comfortable fit. This is not something that rental boots can offer.
If you want to find out some more information on what to look for when buying ice skates, you can check out our Buying Guide for Ice skates for Kids and Adults.