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Old August 28th, 2016, 06:55 AM   #27
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Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Huntington Wv
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Originally Posted by Gee View Post
My thoughts too. If you need to brake for kids then you are not really skating speed. There should be no need to brake when skating speed. The only time I put a toe stop on any of my skates is when I skate session.
Who needs toe stops?

the only time I put on stoppers... is never... not even when playing derby.

During races I've had people run on stoppers only to fall behind me when I use a lateral start.

Anyone that puts a toestop in a prime location for runing on them isn't going to have the front axle in a good position for skating fast, and I'll pass them even if they do get off the line faster.

I dont brake for anyone unless absolutely needed. Theres almost always a way out or around someone
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