Sad but True Stories As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words……….in this area of the site we will show you photo’s from Mr. Edge’s collection of mishaps that skaters have come across over the years. Some are just plain accidents while others are due to negligence by the skater. You be the judge as to what it might have been. If you have a story to share or just a photo that may have an interesting story behind it, send it in along with a brief description about it and we
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Dr. Frankenstein once tried his hand at making boots but soon gave it up in hopes of bigger and better things. In reality, both back seams on these boots split at about the same time, making it a bit difficult for the skater to land her jumps. The repairs worked out just fine until her new boots arrived.
Angry Puppy! I thought you were supposed to feed young dogs puppy chow! Apparantly this puppy rather have a Harlick instead. That's one expensive chew toy!
Not Really! This is normal on a leather boot interior after years of neglect. The skater should have taken the time to treat the insides with leather conditioner.
These blades were left alone for many years in a damp garage or basement without any soakers on them. The rust has been carefully removed from the blade on the right by first using some oil and a metal finishing pad and then sharpening them. Total time to make them look like new again was about 25 minutes.