Help help help.
My daughter is in Klings - 4th pair.
Here's the thing, she has a narrow heel to match her narrow foot, other than that she does not have odd shaped feet and I cannot justify custom boots.
Unbeknownst to me until recently, her heel has been lifting out of the boot on her landing foot. She is meticulous about lacing up correctly. To compensate she over tightens and now has tenderness on her achiles tendon.
Been to Skate Boutique where she has tried on several different pairs of boots.
Now we are not sure which one is best!
She is close to her 2A and will be working on triples this coming year with luck. She is very petite and slender and is about 85/88lbs.
I am so confused right now and so is she. I cannot manage to just drop $1000++ on skates/blades on a whim more than once a year, but if necessary will do it.
We are intrigued with the Riedells because of the HLS, and the light weight boot, but have heard they break down quickly. She skates hard, and about 12/15 hrs a week depending on availability and has broken in each of her Klings quickly in comparison.
So, which one? Any real gurus out there?
Just to throw a spanner into the works: We now are actually considering the new EDEAs as well (icefly). Anyone have any thoughts about that boot?
...don't even get me started on blades.