Roller Hockey Gear Is Heating Up
Roller hockey has and always will be a passion for me and it seems it is growing in popularity among growing generations. It may be the fast pace of the game or the savings from ice hockey but roller hockey rinks are filling up and many new ones are being put up. Roller hockey gear has been consistently getting more and more impressive as the years go by, whether it’s the lightweight high performing skates offered now to the breathable fitting pants and pads.
Here at Inlineskates.com we love roller hockey and it excites us when the new stuff comes in especially if it’s the same day as a payday. Let’s take a look at some of the latest and greatest gear out there for one of the most exciting games out there.
We can start with some roller hockey skates which have evolved greatly from the beginning. Now with extensively intricate frames and wheel set ups coupled with extremely light and breathable boots, roller hockey skates can make for some happy and fast feet.
Mission Commander SE Inline Hockey Skates:
The light-weight reinforced nylon tech mesh construction is ultra durable while maximizing breathability. Mission added a hydrophobic moose suede liner inside the Commander for comfort. The liner also repels moisture build up so your feet stay dry and maybe even odor-free (don’t quote us on that one though). A perforated, 2-piece pro felt tongue provide awesome fit and support so you can play hard. Magnesium Hi-Lo Vanguard is Mission’s exclusive 76/80mm setup that allows you to lean down further as you skate. Get sticky with the super sticky and super durable Rink Rat Hornet wheels. You’ll find technology at its best with the Swiss engineered 608 bearings that provide high speed performance and durability. This high end Mission roller hockey skate shows years of growing technology all in one for an elite performing machine.
Tour Cobalt Q Inline Hockey Skates :
The Tour Cobalt Q skate offers up pro level support and comfort together in an impressive lightweight package. The Cobalt Q utilizes Tour’s Code 1 technology. This technology has been the success of Tour’s efforts to bring together the ultimate in lightweight boot design, pro level support together with unsurpassed comfort. This skate has it all for a lot less than other top boots on the market today. This skate has been designed with the pro level to advanced player in mind. The Cobalt Q uses DPS technology which allows for 80mm sized wheels to be used throughout the skate. This increases a player’s speed and maximum grip while still managing a low center of gravity. Low center of gravity = more control, more speed! These skates may be a year old but they offer great features at an incredible price so they fit in nicely!
Mission Commander SE Pant :
Senior 2010: Don’t get caught without your pants on. Charge the competition with Mission Commander SE pant and bring your A-game. The ventilated nylon construction increases breathability while being durable. 1680D nylon knees is super tough so you can play hard without losing your pants. The multiple lycra stretch panels offer the best mobility and movement so they won’t put your game in a choke hold. Integrated shin sling straps that stretch keeps your game locked and tight. Slap on some gnarly designs and you’re ready to roll. Mission Commander SE pants rule the competition.
Reebok 7K Padded Shirt:
Designed by the same team that has made Reebok protective equipment #1 in the NHL, the team has taken its protective know-how and with the help of a fashion industry veteran, has created a line of roller hockey products that are as much about fashion as they are function. Only the best materials were used to ensure absolute protection, breathability, and great style. The Reebok 7K padded shirt has an HD sternum plate that provides lightweight protection to help prevent commotio cordis. Playdry material is a moisture wicking technology to keep you dry and cool during the game. The 7K has extra padding on the ribs so you can go into the corners with confidence. Chest and back padding provide maximum protection so you can own the competition over and over. Padded protective shirts are growing rapidly in popularity and with comfort mixed with protection it is easy to see why.
Mission Boss Wheeled Equipment Backpack:
Stop lugging your gear around with your hands and shoulders. Get the Mission Wheeled Equipment Bag and comfortably carry your gear in a backpack. The 600D ripstop nylon is built to be tough for the ultimate durability. The padded shoulder straps and padded back will keep you comfortable so you won’t be worn out before you even get in the rink. Ventilated mesh skate pockets store your skates while allowing them to air out. Ventilated front mesh pocket airs out your other equipment. Heavy gauge rubber bottom protects the underside of your bag from damage and a rubber handle makes it easy lift the bag up. Feeling lazy after the game? You can wheel the bag around thanks to its inline style rolling wheels. With this much tech, the Mission Wheeled Equipment Bag is the Bentley of roller hockey bags without the price to match.
It’s easy to see that roller hockey gear is getting intense and with so many innovations it’s becoming more and more popular and fun to play. This is all just the tip of the iceberg, check out all the roller hockey gear on our site just make sure you have some time cause you will need it.