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Choosing the right inline skates

Great! You chose inline skates. 

Next step: What type of inline skates?

There are three main types of inline roller skates. Recreational, hockey and speed. What type of skating do you want to do with your new skates? Answer the questions below to find your new set of inline roller skates. 

 

Are you going to go a couple times a month to the roller rink or around the park?

If you said yes, great! For that type of skate we recommend recreational! (if you said no click HERE)

Is this for a kid? Yes. We recommend these two models: 

Hype Lemon Twist Adjustable Inline Skates or Hype Sherbert Adjustable Inline Skates

 

The Hype Lemon Twist and Hype Sherbert are both adjustable inline quad skates that adjust as your child grows, you move it up to the next size.

 

For an adult? We recommend these two models: 

Linear Lazer Inline Skates or Linear Camo Inline Skates

 

The Linear Lazer and Linear Camo inline roller skates have a hard shell for durability and a soft inner boot for comfort. With sizes 1-13 you are sure to love these skates. 

 

Are you looking for something a bit more durable, that you can play roller hockey in or do aggressive ramp skating?

If you said yes, great! For that type of skate we recommend Roller Hockey skates! (if you said no click HERE)

Is this for a kid? If yes we recommend: 

Tour Fishbone 225 Youth Adjustable Roller Hockey Skates

The Tour Fishbone FB-225 Youth Adjustable Inline Roller Hockey skates are an adjustable skate that grows with your child. 

For an adult? If yes we recommend: 

 TOUR Code 5 Hockey SkatesThe Tour Code 5 Inline Roller Hockey skates are available in sizes 3-12, featuring molded carbonite quarter panel construction for superior performance.

 

Are you looking for something for skating fast, inside or outdoor skating? This can be for fun or in competitive races.

If you said yes, great! For that type of skate we recommend speed inline skates! 

Do you want ankle support? If yes, we recommend: 

Roller Derby Elite Alpha

The Roller Derby Elite Alpha features larger wheels than a typical recreational inline, giving you better ability for speed, without losing the ankle support. For more information click the image above. 

Don't need ankle support? We recommend: 

VNLA Carbon Black

The VNLA Carbon speed inline skates come in three colors, black, blue and green. They are available in sizes 1-13, for more information please click the image above. 

 

These are our top picks in every category to make it easier for you to choose on your own. If you do not see exactly what you are looking for, you can see our full list of inline skates by clicking HERE. Or feel free to contact one of our skate pros via email:  email@rollerskatenation.com or phone: 888-987-5283. 

Happy Skating!