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Old September 18th, 2014, 05:27 AM   #24
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wawa and JorisKB.

Please note my closing statement:
"There certainly may be skaters who can still want this kind of locked in ankle boot design concept, for whatever reasons, but they should not expect to skate at anything close to fast speed."

You two are obviously in this category, where the type of skating you do, actually does benefit from a style of boot that compromises the best speed skating form, yet still helps a lot with other styles of skating.

That is all fine with me. My criticism of the boot's design was clearly stated as being related to its crippling of a skater's form for reaching maximum potential speed.

If you are rolling down a mountain, then generating speed with your own muscles and an effective leg push is not really so much of a priority, is it?

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