The cutest new in-line skating gear

Speed through your ‘hood in this cute and functional in-line skating gear

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Rollerblade Spark ALU skates

Enjoy your skate with a boot that sculpts to the form of the foot and has a soft, breathable liner. The aluminum frame support structure keeps you stable on the smooth-gliding, shock-absorbing polyurethane wheels. (Rollerblade, $149)

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Nike skirt

Nike Women’s Running Skirt

This versatile running skirt is a flattering alternative to shorts. The body-skimming outer layer hides a snug pair of sweat-wicking shorts sewn right in. (Nike polyester/spandex skirt, $70,

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sports armband

InCase Sports Armband Pro

Cruise to your favour­ite tunes with an iPod case that straps to your arm. This one in lightweight neoprene has a breathable Velcro band. (InCase Sports Armband Pro for iPod Nano, $35,

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mec waist bag

MEC Kinetic Sprint Waist Pack

This waist pouch has a water bottle holder set at an easy-to-reach angle, and a zip pocket just the right size for your keys and cellphone. (MEC Kinetic Sprint Waist Pack, $17,

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k2 andra pads

K2 Sports Andra pad set

Wrist guards, elbow pads and knee pads are standard issue for this sport. This set includes all three, made from abrasion-resistant polyester with protective caps. Adjustable Velcro straps give a secure fit. (K2 Sports Andra pad set, $30,

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pryme helmet

Pryme 8 V2 helmet

A helmet made with a high-density injection-moulded outer shell lined with EPS foam protects you in case of a spill. The chin strap and extra padding inserts let you customize the fit. (Pryme 8 V2 helmet, $26,

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