|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 9|
A skate blade has a front curved section having a front balance point, a rear curved section having a rear balance point, and a middle section having a center balance point. Each balance point is a point on the skate blade over which a skater's center of gravity lies depending on the skater's position. The skate blade is shaped such that the middle section is substantially flat. Additionally, the blade is shaped such that more of the blade extends away from a blade holder at the rear balance point than at the front balance point.
What is claimed is: 1. A method of shaping a skate blade comprising:identifying a front balance point in a front curved section of the skate blade, a rear balance point in a rear curved section of the skate blade, and a center balance point along a center section of the skate blade;shaping the center section of the skate blade to be substantially flat;shaping the front curved section of the skate blade to have a first curved profile such that the front balance point is spaced between about 1/128 th of an inch and 1/32nd of an inch above the center balanc...