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Speed Skating Tips for Advanced Skaters

Ewen Fernandez and Guillaume de Mallevoue from the Rollerblade Speed Team share some tips to help you improve your racing skills. They explain the importance of your stance in the basic position.  And go into detail on positioning different body parts at the right location to add that extra speed your race.  Perfect position is faster.

The push transfers energy from your skate and adds forward motion, the return form after the push is just as important. Work on this technique for more efficiency and speed during your ride.

The third tip from our riders is about the crossover. Shifting your weight from left to right leg at the right moment is crucial for optimal energy transfer and speed.

Combine these tips to upgrade your form and become an even better speed skater.