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The speed skates have longer blades

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Are speed skates hockey skates or figure skates the longest?

Speed Skates have the longest blade.


Who do speed skaters and figure-skaters wear different kinds of skates?

They're used for different purposes-- figure skates for jumps and spins and speed skates for speed.


Difference of speed skates and figure skates?

figure skates are short, and have a "pick" at the front to help the skate to spins in the air. Speed Skates are more sleek, longer, and focoused on forward momentum insted of areal tricks.


Why do figure skates have a toe pick and not hockey skates?

That's because hockey skates are mainly for speed, and toe picks slow you down, and figure skates have toe picks which gives you more control.


What sports need ice skates?

The sports of figure skating, speed skating and ice hockey all need ice skates.


What is the similarity between speed skating and figure skating?

the similarities between speed skating and figure skating is that 1- they have to do forward crossovers when turning 2- they use ice skates 3- they have to know the basics of ice skating 4- they are capable of going to the olympics


Why do you have ice skates?

I have ice skates.. because I am a figure skater.. Unless you play ice hockey, figure skate or speed skate there is not really another reason you would own some!


What is faster speed skates or hockey skates?

speed


What are the differences between speed skating and figure skating?

Speed skating is based on skating for speed, not style. Figure skating is the opposite, as it skates for style and not always speed. Speed skating requires: -Lower cut boot, almost like a shoe -Longer blades than artistic skaters -the objective is to go fast, not to impress the judges Figure skating: -based on competing in a number of levels and elements -consists of jumps, spins and footwork -artistry and difficulty are considered when judging -higher cut boot -regular length blade, but with a toe pick and edges


What Sports equipment starts with i?

Ice skates are sports equipment. They are used in hockey, figure skating and speed skating.


What are the connections with figure skating and speed skating?

figure skating and speed skating use skates, and are on ice. to do both of these sports you need strong muscles in your legs. you also need good posture.


Can you skate faster on hockey skates or speed skates?

Speed skates are designed to fast. The skates are designed with alot of aerdynamics , but must be comfortable to. The answer is speed skates because they have longer blades making turning sharp harder but holding a fast speed easier and in more control.

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