people behind the success of Leading Edge Skate Shop...
Reid has been there and done that. From a long stint in the
Ice Follies to teaching figure skaters full time up to National
levels. He is highly respected for his precision skate sharpening,
which puts him in a category next to very few! His expertise
was requested as the Official
Skate Servicing Team for the 2001
World Championships in Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2003 World
Championships Washington, DC, USA , 2008 BMO Canadian
Championships in Vancouver, BC, 2008 BMO Canadian
Syncrhonized Championships in Chilliwack, BC as well as the
upcoming 2009 ISU Four Continent Championships in Vancouver.
Jim will be providing technical support for athletes at the
2010 Olympics in Vancouver.
Picture to come!
wife Diane, also has done her stint in the ice shows, touring
around the world at least a couple of times. Being an ex-skating
coach also, has helped her become a valuable member of the
Leading Edge Skate Shop team.
by Skate Canada to service the 2001 World Championships, The
Leading Edge Skate Shop and Jim Reid is BC's only
one stop Figure Skate Shop. Jim Reid & Diane Ried are
proud to offer their combined experience of over 50 years
in the industry. We are here to service all aspects of
the sport, whether starting at the canskate level or as
a World Class Skater. We have the skates, accessories and
services to help you achieve your best results. Our services
include skate sharpening, boot rebuilding, blade mounting
and many other repairs.
are sure to move quickly into place as one of the top Full
Service Skating Boutiques in Canada, The Leading Edge has
become a strong and powerful force in the skating community.
With the debut of this website, it has ventured boldly
into the International market. The Leading Edge is destined
to lead the pack in allowing customers from around the
world to have access to some of the finest and most unique
skating products made! The store's stock includes garments
from numerous N. American companies, boots and blades from
the best manufacturers, accessories or gifts & novelties
from around the world and the combined knowledge and experience
of some 50 years in the skating community.
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