The skates and blades debate

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The skates and blades debate

  1. 1. The Skates and Blades Debate By Kimberly Botha. Click And GO! •Skates •Blades •The final result
  2. 2. Skates Pros Of Skates Cons Of Skates 1234
  3. 3. What Are Skates? Skates are like roller blades. But they are more risky and challenging. They have a front break and in most cases a heel protection clump. Skates are more competitive.
  4. 4. Pros Of Skates  Great If you’re looking at competitive skating.  Tricks are easy to do- if your wiling to learn.  Great way to exercise  Fun and energetic  Great way to get involved in social events.
  5. 5. Cons of Skates  Most skates cant be used outside.  Very challenging and hard to learn  Front breaks are more likely to not help you when you fall over.  Heel protection clump can make it harder to skate as your heel is higher than your toes  Laces are less reliable than Velcro, plastic tie etc.
  6. 6. Blades Pros Of Blades Cons Of Blades
  7. 7. What are Blades? Blades are Highly advanced outdoor and indoor modern skates They have a back Break and a comfortable/safe boot They are great for outdoor cross country competitions.
  8. 8. Pros of Blades •Blades are light- weight •Very energy efficient •Not hard to learn •Fast skating is mostly done with blades •Can go inside and outside
  9. 9. Cons Of Blades •Because they’re safer than skates they are more costly and expensive •Clip-locks are flicked by each other as they are both on the inside boot causing many trips. •Harder to learn ticks as there is no front beak. •A single rock can shift the smooth flow of a ride.
  10. 10. .....Votes for skates .....Votes for Blades The final result is.....

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