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Ice Skating

Jackson Skates Vs. Riedell Skates

Jackson and Riedell are two of the biggest names in the skating world. Both companies have a distinguished history, and both manuf...

Ankle Pains From Ice Skating

Ice skating is an exhilarating but physically challenging sport in which ankle pain and injuries can occur. The Ice Skating Instit...

Getting Smells Out of Ice Skates

You might impress the judges with your skills out on the ice but they probably wouldn't be very impressed with the stench coming f...

How to Remove Rust From an Ice Skate Blade

Rusted ice skate blades prevent you from enjoying your time on the ice and may even make it impossible to skate. Poor maintenance ...

How to Break in Figure Skates

Figure skaters need plenty of ankle support to perform difficult jumps and spins. To ensure the feet are properly supported, skate...

How to Strengthen Ankles for Skating

Injuries to the foot and ankle are some of the most common injuries among skaters, who make turns and quick stops that can lead to...

Goalie Skate Sharpening Guide

The position of goalie in hockey requires a significant amount of skating. Goalies have to make quick movements across the crease ...

How Does Friction Affect Speed When Skating?

Friction is defined as the resistance force between two solid surfaces that are rubbing against one another. In skating sports, su...

How to Try Out for the Olympics

Competing in the Olympic Games is the dream of many athletes, both amateur and professional. The process by which you compete for ...

How to Manually Sharpen Ice Skates With a File

The sharpness of your skates can affect both speed and agility, so you'll need properly sharpened skates for top performance on th...
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