Skaters are free to select their attire; however it must be modest, dignified and appropriate for athletic competitions. Men must wear trousers and females may wear skin-colored tights under dresses or skirts.
It consists of a boot and a blade attached with screws. The blade is 4mm thick with an extra support added to the boots to brace the ankles. Skates must provide the skater support and control and must allow enough flexibility to perform the moves.