Figure Skate Blade Selection

    Rainbo Sports has the figure skating blades your skater wants. From blades for early freestyle to blades used for triples and quads, we have the figure skating blade you need to be successful on the ice. We also carry specialized blades for synchronized skating and ice dance. Rainbo also offers blade sharpening from some of the top skate technicians in the country. 

    How to Purchase Blades

    To purchase blades, you need to know the length of the sole of the boot. Take the heel to toe measurement of the sole of the boot in inches. It is important that you are measuring the boot that the blade will be going on or the same model and size. Boot sole length can vary even among the same brand boots. Experts recommend one quarter inch (¼”) shorter than the heel to toe measurement for a non-growing foot. For a growing foot, you can buy a blade that fits heel to toe measurement. By using a longer blade, you may be able to re-mount it on the next pair of boots—but there are no guarantees. If you are not sure what length blade to buy, we would be happy to assist you.


    Used by world class skaters, Ultima Figure Skating Blades are among the most technologically advanced on the market. Features include APF Absolute Parallel Finish, and patented E-X-T Extra Hard Edge Enhancement which reduces the blade’s susceptibility to nicks and scratches.

    Rainbo Sports carries several Ultima styles, including the Supreme, Freestyle, Elite, Dance, Legacy, Protégé, Synchro, and Mirage. All Ultima blades come in ¼” increments and are an 8 foot radius.

    Matrix is up to 33% lighter than traditional blades!

    Reduced weight means reduced fatigue and with stainless steel runners, our blades have harder edges to hold edges longer.

    • All pick patterns are identical to those on our Ultima blade models, allowing seamless transition 
    • AUS8 Stainless steel runner is maintenance free and holds edges longer for a longer lasting blade 
    • Runner is inset into chassis and permanently secured using 3 axels
    • Parallel chassis allows for accurate sharpening

    John Wilson

    Committed to creating the world’s most advanced blades, John Wilson precision hardens every blade using the highest quality steel. This ongoing commitment to research, design and production technology has resulted in more medals than any other manufacturer.

    Rainbo Sports carries several Wilson Figure Skating Blade styles, including the Revolution series blades and the Gold Seal, Pattern-99, Coronation Ace, Coronation Comet, Super Dance 99, Coronation Dance, and Majestic. Most models are available as a Parabolic. The unique tapered Parabolic design centers you on the blade to increase your stability.

    Wilson figure skating blades come in ¼” increments and vary in radius depending on the model.

    MK Blades

    Produced by highly trained craftsmen using specially selected Sheffield Steel, all ice skating blades are scientifically hardened to achieve the optimum skating edge. Highly finished and sharpened, MK Blades have enhanced feel and give unsurpassed performance.

    Rainbo Sports carries several MK Figure Skating Blade styles, including the Revolution series blades and the Gold Star, Phantom Special, Phantom, Vision, Professional, Double Star, Dance, and Synchro Vision. The unique tapered Parabolic design centers you on the blade to increase your stability. 

    MK figure skating blades come in ¼” increments with a 7 foot radius.