A curve traced by the employed skate. The eight prescribed edges in roller skating (in alphabetical order):

  • LIB (Left Inner Back) – Counterclockwise curve of a backward tracing left skate.
  • LIF (Left Inner Forward) – Clockwise curve of a forward tracing left skate.
  • LOB (Left Outer Back) – Clockwise curve of a backward tracing left skate.
  • LOF (Left Outer Forward) – Counterclockwise curve of a forward tracing left skate.
  • RIB (Right Inner Back) – Clockwise curve of a backward tracing right skate.
  • RIF (Right Inner Forward) – Counterclockwise curve of a forward tracing right skate.
  • ROB (Right Outer Back) – Counterclockwise curve of a backward tracing right skate.
  • ROF (Right Outer Forward) – Clockwise curve of a forward tracing right skate.
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