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Take advantage of the off season to check out these 5 maintenance musts for keeping your skates happy.

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#lang1: *****Ce blog est disponible en français aussi. Selectionnez votre langue au dessus à droite.*****     This year I'm going all out!!  When I was chosen for the Filles du Roi four years ago, I gave myself the beautiful gift of a pair of skates as congratulations. This year, I was drafted to Team Canada so it sounds like it might be time to treat myself again!  Here's my list of gift picks to start the season. New Boots! After skating in my 595s for four years, one of my leather soles have stretched and deformed.  That's the drawback...

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The holidays are here! And guess what's harder than changing a toe stop with a wristguard on? Why buying gifts for a derby player!  Derby players are smart, they know what they do and don't like, they take their sport seriously and they are a mystery to most of their loved ones.  So, we're ready to help!  Here's how the Neon Skates Wishlist can help: 1. Make a wishlist It's pretty easy, you just need an account on our website, a hot chocolate and 10 minutes to peruse all of the fun things that Neon sells. Each product page has...

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Saturday November 26th is Small Business Saturday. It's no mistake that it's sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the celebrations of the giant companies with their crazy sales and mind blowing advertising.  It's a moment to stop and think about why small businesses matter.

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education, recovery -

What happens when a derby player gets hit by a car? Valuable life lessons that can be used on the track!

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