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Old April 26th, 2016, 07:46 AM   #4
Sk8 Ninja
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Huntington Wv
Posts: 3,377

It can be done, but its NOT easy. There is a lot of grip potential outdoors, also a lot of slip potential. If you cant perfectly execute hockey stops indoors then you probably shouldnt attempt them outdoors.

I use a mix of stops outdoors (no toe stops though) usually plow and hockey stops. Spin/transitions can shed a great deal of speed as well as move you in a suitable direction if needed. When Im unsure of grip consistency I tend not to do a hockey stop though. Such as rainy or wet conditions.

Wheels we typically use outdoors are faster grips, sure grip power plus, vanilla groove n glide, cosmic superflys, atom poisons, radar flat outs, pretty much anything really, depending on where were skating
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