The ISPO just finished and Ivo Vegter & Erik Droogh (Thisissoul) spoke to all the inline skate manufacturers that were there to get the latest updates on what is going on in the Inline Skate world.
The skates featured in the pictures are the Cougar Skates, Storm Model Prototypes (check the video at 5:10).
ISPO Munich (Germany) is the largest trade fair for the sports industry, featuring the latest trends and innovations in sports products, services and technologies.
Cougar Skates - Storm, Aggressive Inline Skates
Cougar Skates is a Chinese brand, planning to released an aggressive skate called the Storm. Visit Cougarskates.com.
Check the 5:10 mark on the video to hear more about the Cougar Skates, and the Storm model.
So I got to spend a good bit of time on the Trigger Jeff Dalnas Pro Boot, they are shaping up to be pretty good. Now there are some issues with them that I lightly touched on, but I will go over those in depth later on. I just wanted to give you all a little insight into how these are feeling after about a few hours in these boots.
If you are getting foot pain you may just need to struggle through it until the padding breaks in. So just stick with them. they are solid grinding skates and feel really nicely balanced. I hope that you guys have a good experience with these skates. I will post a more about them soon. - Vintage Roller (Youtube).
“Just my luck, on the dawn of (what would have been) my first pro skate, I find out that Shima Skate Manufaturing has gone out of business. Oh well, here is what it would have looked like…” - Dave Lang (Photo).
Up: Nimh Shima Prototype.
Vicious Liner - Courtesy of Intuition Skateshop.
Here is a first look at the Vicious liner that will come in the Nimh Shima skate. The Shima boot only is the maiden skate from the Nimh brand that Jon Elliott and Brian Shima have recently founded. I was down in San Diego visiting Jon and Brian last night, and I was able to take a quick pic with my cellphone. - Matt Mickey.
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