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Old November 12th, 2017, 05:44 AM   #6
slowsk8
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Originally Posted by ursle View Post
I agree, quads would help to learn skating at that age, why not make a little concession, one week rent in lines and the next week roller skates, let him learn on his own that hes got more balance on roller skates, then, after he learns how to have fun on roller skates, he can use that balance to learn balance on inlines,
Err, if hes a size 5? Worth a good measurement with a Braddock device, and used at that age work well, a new size every year.
I would disagree with this. Most will find inlines (not speed skates) when tightened properly to be more stable then quads. Quads have the wheels under the foot, inlines front and rear wheels are in front of the toes and behind the heels making them more stable front to rear.
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