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There are two main types of boots used for roller skating: Heeled boots Flat boots In an upright position, 90% of our body weight is on the heels of our feet. Using heeled boots helps distribute weight more evenly to the balls (front) of the feet, making it easier to balance and not fall back on your butt. Flat boots tend to make you go faster as they have better power transfer from your push, because there is no heel. It's also because of this that for some skaters, flat boots may be harder to get used to because you can easily fall...

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learning center - sizing -

Sizing can differ significantly between brands and even between different models within the same brand. You should always buy skates that are closest to your actual feet measurements and shape. Read on below.   Where to Start Measure your feet. Get a piece of paper and put it up against the wall Stand on the paper with your heel up against the wall and put weight on your foot as if you were standing normally. Trace around your feet, marking the end of your longest toe on the paper. It's best if you have a friend do this for you. Do...

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