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Old August 31st, 2019, 06:35 AM   #1
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Hello guys,

Yes I know not the youngest anymore (35), but somehow I feel have skills be better then now.

Anyone here is pro or has been pro skating and can give me some suggestion(s) how to reach this goal.

I mean how to train e.g. fitness, technique etc?

Thanks for help!
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Old August 31st, 2019, 09:25 PM   #2
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Dude
One fall and you gave up the 110s

I fell three times in a race and still finished top three.

You need to suffer

The more you can take the suffering, the better you become.
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Old August 31st, 2019, 09:31 PM   #3
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Haha don't get me wrong, I mean I will give up 110 (will store them).

I like 3x125 better, I can better push and speeding with 3X125.
I am just a starter for three weeks now

And have no issues with ankle wobbling,,,, it just my skates I need to heatmolding them proper for better fit.
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Old September 4th, 2019, 07:13 AM   #4
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Ehh, big wheels dont exactly mean faster though. Its form that makes huge differences.

I can skate as fast in my quads as people using inline hockey skates and pass them. I'm 39 this month. So properly putting power into the ground makes all the difference.

Usually larger wheels will help maintain a speed for longer as their overall rolling resistance is less. 110 should be easier to control and produce near equal speeds for a fair distance when using equipment that is equal as urethane quality goes.

I did A2A 2 years ago and pulled a groin muscle around the 20th mile, still finished the 87 miles in quads during a damn hurricane. Probably the most grueling thing I'd ever done to myself. Wheels were WAY too hard .. 88A.. beat me to death. Feet were soaked and hurt like hell...exceptional amounts of perseverance is required to be elite
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Old September 4th, 2019, 09:33 AM   #5
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Thanks mate

Yup I agree with statement: bigger wheels doesn't make faster.
I am a little man, somehow I can really feel difference between my 4x110 frame and 3x125 12,2" frame. More control and stability....with 3x125 frame.

I past I have been even skate on agressive boots with 2x68 wheels
I was very fast (more running than skating).
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