Ice skates-Comfort and Performance are Very Important
An ice skater needs to spend some extra bucks than an ordinary roller skater. After all, ice skating offers more thrill to the spectator than a normal skater isnít it? Therefore, the extra bucks that he needs to spend will be on his dress, eye gear as well as the skates. These are certainly not accessories in the glossary of ice skaters, but are in deed ice skatersí essentials.
A dress is important no doubt but skates are even more important. There are various brands of these skates available in the market but never get carried away by looks. Comfort and performance are two important parameters to judge the skates style and price come later.
The ankle support is important and also quality of the blades. They should be light yet withstanding to the rugged usage. It is advised to go for periodic sharpening of the blades. There is always a complaint with ice skates that they are painful owing to mainly frosty temperatures that seep into the feet through the skates. These days some brands are coming up with an innovative element of supplying warmth to the feet through the sole while not compromising with the design. They will be on the dearer side of price but are recommended very well for the regular ice skaters.
Finally, never get carried away with the funky and flashy designs and also avoid going for those that come cheap. Wise to go with a brand that has good reputation amongst ice skaters and offers post sales service and guarantee.