Blade Radius (rocker) Explained

Rob at Paramount Skates has offered some useful tools and some insight to help explain what exactly the radius of the blade means and it’s function. Check it out: Click on image to enlarge   The figure skater spins and jumps on the small curve in front.  Please look at the enclosed drawing. The 7 or 8 foot curve is used to stroke and glide. The skater only skates on small sections of the blade. I think everyone has watched the video and saw the bumps and flat spots in…

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