On the ice, quickness isn't just about straight lines; it's also about arcing through tight changes of direction. The Easton Mako Skate makes those markedly easier: A forward-leaning tilt offers better downforce, a heat-moldable upper offers more precise push direction, and flexing tendon guards allow for a more natural skating motion. [$960; easton.com]
The 2014 Adventure Issue
From Iceland's Highway 1 to Utah's Canyonlands, an epic itinerary for modern explorers.
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