In-line roller skate

  • US 6,254,110 B1
  • Filed: 06/01/2000
  • Issued: 07/03/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/19/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An in-line roller skate for a skater'"'"'s foot, the skate comprising:

  • (a) a flexible upper shoe for receiving a skater'"'"'s foot and having underside, lateral, toe end, heel end and instep portions, at least the instep portion being formed from a substantially non-rigid material;

    (b) a base constructed from a substantially rigid material, the base having a lower surface and an upper surface that receives and supports the underside of the upper shoe, the base leaving at least the instep portion of the upper shoe exposed, the upper shoe being mounted and laterally stationary with respect to the base during use;

    (c) an ankle cuff pivotally connected on lateral and medial sides to the base and extending upwardly therefrom above the heel support to provide lateral and medial support to the upper shoe;

    (d) a fastener for securing the ankle cuff about the lower leg of the skate; and

    (e) a frame mounted on the lower surface of the base for mounting a plurality of wheels thereto.

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