Répondre à : Making your own skates from training shoes


Thank you Xavier – I understand the origin of the practise now. I must admit, that I haven’t seen anyone skating on basketball boots but then I’m at least 10 years older than you and associate canvas and rubber type sneakers (real old school shoes) with basket ball boots. Mind you, I think basket ball boots for the modern skater would probably equate to high top leather sneakers.

I concede they must be really comfortable to skate in but do they provide sufficient protection for your ankles and feet when you land?