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Synthetic Ice - 100% Skateability Factor

Posted by Dean Sprung on

Having sold synthetic ice for over 7 years now, I've often heard or read comments from people that "it's not the same as real ice" or "it's 80 to 90 percent the glide factor of regular ice" or "it's like ice in the 2nd period". The resistance or friction of synthetic ice is slightly more than that of traditional ice but it does not take long for any skater to adapt to synthetic ice and have hours of fun skating or playing hockey on it as you can see in the video. My view is that it has a "100% skateability...

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