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in-line skate [1]click to hear

Reinforced boot with four wheels placed in a straight line; it is used to move around on a hard, relatively smooth surface.
in-line skate [1] truck axle wheel heel stop boot adjusting buckle upper shell inner boot

truck click to hear

Device that connects the wheels to the boot.

axle click to hear

Wheel’s rotational axis that connects it to the frame.

wheel click to hear

Round object that turns on an axis so the skate can move backward or forward.

heel stop click to hear

Rubber pad at the back of the skate that enables the skater to slow down or stop.

boot click to hear

Ankle boot that protects the foot and ankle; depending on the intended use, it can be soft, semisoft or hard (shell).

adjusting buckle click to hear

Clip made up of a metal ring that fits into an adjusting catch to tighten the boot.

upper shell click to hear

Part of the boot that covers the lower part of the leg; it is usually hinged at the ankle.

inner boot click to hear

Cushioned, often removable lining that is designed for greater comfort inside the boot.