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Devaskation.com is your source for the very best in roller skates, derby skates, and skating equipment for all types of skating.  We pride ourselves on being friendly and customer service oriented.  Below are articles that answer the most common questions we get from customers and friends in the skate industry.  If you are new to skating and you want to learn more about the industry, roller derby, or anything else skating related we probably cover it. If you're not sure what you're looking for, there are brief descriptions of each section with a sample of articles you can expect to find there. If you already know where you're headed, just pick a book and check it out! Need to learn something that we haven't covered? Give us a call or send us an email and tell us about it, we love new ideas for how to help our customers!!

   

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Devaskation - History, FAQ, & More

Here you will find all the things you may need (or want) to know about Devaskation (and maybe even more than you want) including our current promotions, FAQ, policies, sizing quides and more. Here are a few things you will find, and you can check out all things Devaskation here!


Our staff at Devaskation is made up of very knowledgeable and informative individuals who have experience in many disciplines related to roller skating.
Our highest priority here at Devaskation has always been to educate. You'll see how much of ourselves we pour into the articles on our site to give you the best information, whether you're buying something from us or not.
We know you want to talk to us...or maybe even hang out with us. Check out our contact page for all the details on making that dream come true.
Devaskation is dedicated to being your go-to source for all things skating. We'd like to be the shop your friends come to as well!
We love to add new deals to this page so our awesome skaters can get amazing gear at the best prices. Check out this page often for the best kind of surprises.
We love to help our teams and leagues! Is your team, league, or function in need of a sponsor? Get more info on our sponsorship page.
Finding the right size is the hardest part of buying skates. We want to help you get the right size the first time so check out this video to get started.
Finding the right size is the hardest part of buying safety gear too. We want to help you get the right size the first time so check out this article to make sure you have the protection you need.
We know that buying your skates, parts, and accessories can be quite overwhelming and we want you to know that we are here to help? We have carefully compiled this list based on real questions we have received from our customers.
The process and research for purchasing kids skates can be overwhelming, so let us answer some common questions we get from parents.

Inline Skating

Here you will find all the things you may need (or want) to know about Inline Skating including skates, wheels, bearings, sizing quides and more. Here are a few things you will find, and you can check out all things Inline here!


Inline skates, which many people refer to as "rollerblades", are used for various types of inline skating and have been around since the late 1700s.ate 1700’s. They were inspired by and designed to have a similar look and feel of ice skates to encourage skaters to keep skating in warmer weather. 
Are you wondering why some inline skaters have 3 wheels and some have 4 wheels? Check out all the reasons why that may be in this artcile and then choose how many wheels you'd like on your inlines!
One of the most important components of a roller skate is also one of the most overlooked. Come find out which bearings to pick for your skate.
Inline Skates revolutionized the world of Speed Skating and now you can fly with the amazing wheels below too.

Quad Roller Skates

Here you will find all the things you may need (or want) to know about Quad Roller Skating including skates (for kids and adults), wheels, bearings, sizing quides and more. Here are a few things you will find, and you can check out all things Quad here!


If you're looking to learn about quad skates, types and styles, and whether a quad might be the right pick for you, check this article before ordering!
Safety is important while participating in any sport, and a high-contact sport like Roller Derby is no different. Here are some ways to protect yourself.
There are many types of indoor skating styles and surfaces. Learn everything you need to know to get the right skates and wheels for the skating you'll be doing!
Outdoor skating is a lot of fun and differ from indoor skates in several key areas. Before buying, it's important to understand the differences and know what makes an outdoor skate unique.
Skating is a fun sport and hobby for people of all ages, and is safe and fun for children even at a young age. Check out this page for the answers to questions many parents have as well as some tips to guide you through purchasing the perfect skate for children at any age!
The process and research for purchasing kids skates can be overwhelming, so let us answer some common questions we get from parents.

Roller Derby

Here you will find all the things you may need (or want) to know about Roller Derby including lingo, scoring, skates (for kids and adults), wheels, bearings, sizing quides and more. Here are a few things you will find, and you can check out all things Roller Derby here!


Many people interested in roller derby want to know how the game started and when it was first invented. Most people are surprised at how long the game has been going on. Check out over a hundred years of skating history here.
Are you wondering how the game of roller derby works? Devaskation has put together all the details on the game including scoring and a glossary of roller derby lingo so you can get a crash-course in the details and terms of the trade. If you've encountered a something in a bout that you're not sure of, start here!
No matter your skill level, the gear you take to roller derby can have a significant impact on your performance. Find out which wheels are best and which are right for you.
Be sure to get a good warmup workout before jumping right into a bout. It's important for your body to be ready for the extreme physical activity.
Your kiddo is going to LOVE derby!! Find out all the things you need to know to get started here.
So you've taken the plunge and purchased your own skates and gear. Now it's time to protect your investment. Proper maintenance can ensure the maximum longevity for your equipment.

Skateboarding

Here you will find all the things you may need (or want) to know about Skateboarding including wheels, bearings, and more. Here are a few things you will find, and you can check out all things Skateboarding here!


There are many types of skateboarding styles and surfaces. Learn everything you need to know to get the right wheels on your favorite board and get moving!
You can't roll without bearings. Learn everything you need to know to get the right bearings into your favorite wheels and get rolling!

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