Skater's edge sourcebook: ice skating resource guide

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Skater's Edge, Feb 1, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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Dubbed "The Whole Earth Catalog of Skating," The SKATER'S EDGE SOURCEBOOK compiles extensive resource information for the popular sport of ice skating. (Second edition scheduled for release 1/98, 336 pp, ISBN 0-9643027-1-3). Book includes detailed listings of more than 400 companies that make or sell skating-related products (apparel, boots, blades, accessories, etc.); that design or build skating rinks; or that serve as consultants to the industry. All companies cross-referenced by the type of services provided. Book also profiles close to 1,000 skating rinks in the U.S. {address, phone, # of ice surfaces, whether enclosed, months open, etc.} Other sections include listings of skating books, videos, associations, organizations, federations, training centers, summer skating schools, & more. Book includes consumer articles on such topics as GUIDE TO FITTING SKATES, SKATE BOOTS (makes, models, manufacturers), GUIDE TO BLADES (makes, specifications, uses), LACING SKATES, CHOOSING A PRO, & more. The SKATER'S EDGE SOURCEBOOK is published by SKATER'S EDGE, the world's leading "how-to" skating magazine with instructional articles & tips by the world's top coaches & pros. SKATER'S EDGE is published 5 times a year; the SOURCEBOOK is updated every three years. For more information, contact: SKATER'S EDGE, Box 500, Kensington, MD 20895. Phone/FAX: (301) 946-1971; e-mail: The SKATER'S EDGE SOURCEBOOK is available direct from the publisher, or from Koen Book Distributors or Baker & Taylor.

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