Thread: Heel or not?
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Old March 8th, 2020, 09:33 PM   #7
Sk8 Ninja
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Your ankles, their flexibility and natural balance will tell you what is best for you.

As others have said, racing= less heel. Art = full heel(1 inch lift I guess?)

The high heel in art skates forces less bend in the knees/ankles and makes for a straighter skater, ya know that "ellegant" ballet look.

Without the heel, the body develops the leans and such that the heel normally supplies. Some people cant do it though with flat soles.
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