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    Advice on new skates!!

    My coach says it is "high time" for new skates....!!!!! I've passed pre-pre MITF and have just today learnt my waltz jump, toe loop and salchow. At the moment I'm skating in Riedells, Blue ribbons I think, with the standard blade. When I was jumping today it was evident I need more ankle support. Without paying the earth, can anyone suggest skates/blades appropriate for my level? Anyone had any personal experience with a pair of skates that would suit me? I'm skating approx 4 hours a week, I'm 1.54 and 100 pounds. Hoping to get all my singles maybe some early doubles eventually.

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    Lots of skaters at my rink around your level/weight like Jackson Competitors. The blade they come with is decent up to axel, but you might consider upgrading it to a Ultima Protege or Coronation Ace

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    Coronation Ace are a good all purpose blade that don't cost too much.
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

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