Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Written By: Riedell | May 5, 2011

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, we’d like to share 5 things that you may not know about Riedell Skates:

  • Riedell Skates was founded by Paula and Sophie Riedell more than 60 years ago. Today, Paul and Sophie’s grandsons operate Riedell Skates in Red Wing, Minnesota.
  • Master boot makers go through a 125-step process when creating each pair of world class Riedell skates. View the whole process here.
  • In the past year, skating enthusiasts from 124 countries around the globe have visited our website, ice.riedellskates.com, to learn more about our boots and skating accessories.
  • Skaters wishing to have a custom Riedell skate have 25 eye-catching colors to choose from! Want to hit the ice in a red croc boot? You got it!
  • Each and every pair of Riedell Skates is endorsed by the Professional Skaters Association.
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