3 Point Skates Oak Harbor WA

Local resource for 3 point skates in Oak Harbor. 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.

PT Outdoors
(360) 379-3608
1017B Water Street
Port Townsend, WA
 
Kayak Instruction Excellence
(206) 669-1622
211 Taylor Street, Suite Five
Port Townsend, WA
 
Dean's Sports Plus
(360) 679-6145
730 N Oak Harbor St
Oak Harbor, WA
 
Whidbey Island Dive Center
(360) 675-1112
1020 NE 7th Ave Ste 1
Oak Harbor, WA
 
First Street Sports
(360) 336-3764
Mount Vernon, WA
 
Sport Townsend
(360) 379-9711
1044 Water St
Port Townsend, WA
 
Ace Hardware Oak Harbor
(360) 679-3533
150 SE Pioneer Way
Oak Harbor, WA
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(360) 679-0822
31956 State Route 20
Oak Harbor, WA
 
Swain's Outdoor
(360) 385-1313
1121 Water St
Port Townsend, WA
 
Racks and Beyond
(360) 428-2665
731 W Division St
Mount Vernon, WA
 

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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