University Athletes: What The Pros' Say



"The speed I gain coming out of turns has been exceptional" 

Colton Young Rookie of the Week Colgate University

"The Flare Blades have made edge work in small areas way easier, and the speed I gain coming out of turns has been exceptional. I have gained more control over my edges, and my balance has also improved."

Colton Young | NCAA Division 1 Forward - Colgate University Raiders


"My strides are more powerful"

William Lemay

"I really like the Flare Blades! I have better balance and my strides are more powerful!"

William Lemay | NCAA Division 1 Forward - University of Vermont Catamounts


"My stride feels effortless" 

Ryan Mahshie

"I love the control I have with Flare Blades. I notice the sharper turns and it helps evading guys in the corners. I also notice the glide, and my stride feels effortless."

Ryan Mahshie | NCAA Division 1 Forward - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers


"Turning, gliding, + stability have all improved" 

Regan Seiferling

"Once I started using Flare Blades, I felt more confident in my whole game. My turning, gliding, and stability have all improved. Switching to Flares was a great decision for my game and I will continue to wear them."

Regan Seiferling | NCAA Division 1 Defenceman - Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers


"More confidence in my edges"

"I feel very balanced and more explosive with these blades, especially through turns. With Flare, I have gained more confidence in my edges and overall trust in my skating."

Noah Philp | USports Forward - University of Alberta Golden Bears


"I love the feel of these blades"

Nolan Yaremko

"I love the feel of the blades, I really notice them in the corners and with tight turns as well as my first few quick strides. Very happy I made the switch over to Flare Skate Blades."

Nolan Yaremko | USports Forward - Mount Royal University Cougars

Hardest Working Player | Tri City Americans 2019

Humanitarian Award | Tri City Americans 2019


"I feel so much more comfortable using Flare Blades"

Parker AuCoin

"I feel so much more comfortable using Flare Blades. I really notice a difference in my glide as well as cut backs and tight turns. I highly recommend making the switch!"

Parker AuCoin | USports Forward - Carleton University

Offensive Player of the Year | Tri City Americans 2019

Most Sportsmanlike | Tri City American 2019


"My top speed has increased"

Aaron Hyman

"They feel great! The glide on them is amazing. I feel like my top speed has increased a bit as well. Awesome for turning too. Just feels more sturdy because of the wider blade also."

Aaron Hyman | USports Defenceman - Ryerson University Rams


"Tighter turns + more control"

McGill University - Blake Hayward

"Switching to Flare Skate Blade has changed my game. I've noticed huge improvements in my skating ability. They have helped me develop tighter turns and more control on the ice going at full speed."

Blake Hayward | USports Forward - McGill University


"Better feel on the ice"

Brendan Mark

"I switched to Flare Blades because they have helped me with quick turns, and also a better glide in my stride. They feel more fluent and have a better feel on the ice compared to regular blades."

Brendan Mark | NCAA III Defenceman - St. Norbert College Green Knights