3 Point Skates Joplin MO

Local resource for 3 point skates in Joplin. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to inline skates and skate shops, as well as advice and content on inline speed skating.

Academy
(417) 621-6000
1717 Range Line Road
Joplin, MO
 
Joplin Pawn & Purchase Inc
(417) 781-7296
1204 South Main Street
Joplin, CO
 
Race Place The
(417) 781-7568
1629 S Main St
Joplin, MO
 
Southtown Sporting Goods
(417) 624-4087
3030 S Main St
Joplin, MO
 
Dance World
(417) 782-3448
1203 E 20th St
Joplin, MO
 
Appletree Outfitters
(417) 781-2147
1402 Saginaw Road
Joplin, MO
 
Play It Again Sports
(417) 626-7529
2640 E 32nd St
Joplin, MO
 
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(417) 621-6000
1717 S Range Line Rd
Joplin, MO
 
Brandon's Gun Trading Co
(417) 623-8787
321 E 20th St
Joplin, MO
 
Champs Sports
(417) 782-9494
101 N Range Line Rd
Joplin, MO
 

Are 3-point Skates better than 2?

Feb. 10, 2010

Are 3-point Skates Better?

QHi, Bill: Some skaters cling to their traditional two-point skates. Others sing the praises of Bont's three-points. But as far as I can tell, there's no clear winner in the "which are better" department. What are your thoughts about three-point skate setups? Do they provide significant advantages over the standard setups with two frame mounts? - Dennis in California

Hi, Dennis from sunny California: As you may know, for many years I — along with my children, Nicole and Wayne — have been involved with Bont. In fact, I was one of the people who pushed for an early release of the Bont 3-points, and Wayne was the first skater to test them in a race: the 2005 Inline 111 in St. Gallen, in which he won the midway sprint.

Bont developed the 3-points in response to the introduction o...

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