Getting Started Roller Skating - Part 4 - Tips for Picking Out Your First Roller Skates - Part 2 of 2

Getting Started Roller Skating – Part 3 – Tips for Picking Out Your First Roller Skates Part 2 of 2 – 020

Today, we continue the Getting Started Roller Skating Series with part 3. This episode is the completion of all my tips and questions you need to ask yourself before selecting your first (or next) pair of roller skates. Understanding the answers to these questions and what to consider can help you when deciding what roller skates are best for you.

In today’s episode, I cover:

  • Going over all of the various parts of a skate including boots, wheels, plates, bearings and toe stops.
  • We discuss the pros and cons of high top and low top boots.
  • The 3 key things to look for when choosing roller skate wheels.
  • The most important aspect to understand as a beginner about roller skate bearings.
  • The different kinds of skate plates available and what a beginner needs to know about them.
  • And finally we discuss toe stops and toe plugs.

Show Notes

All of the links that I mentioned in this show are to other podcast episodes which you can get to at the bottom of this page or by going to the Podcast home page.

 

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Wrapping Up

Thanks again for rollin’ by. If you have a question about the podcast or just want to leave me a note, please comment below.

I hope you will join me every week for a new episode of The Roller Skate Dad podcast.

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Did you like what you heard? Do you want to hear more? Check out these additional episodes:

Until the next episode, get on out there and skate!

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