The Right Fit For Your Figure: How Ill-Fitting Skates Cause Injuries In Ice Sports
Skating is one the most competitive winter sports. Speed skating, ice hockey, ice dancing, and figure skating are major events in the Winter Olympics, and often require training from childhood. Early specialization in sports generally makes injury more likely. One of the best ways to avoid injury is to make sure that your boots are always properly fitted, even if you are just starting out in the sport. Ill-fitting skates lead to injury and poor skating form-- which can often be hard to correct later.