Check out the About Us section of the site and see the incredible passion David and the staff at SkatesUS.com have for Skating and Skaters. We really do care about providing the very best Skating equipment available.
David has a long family history in Skating and you can watch videos of David growing up on Skates. You will understand the passion David has for both ICE and Roller Skating and the Skaters that make Art with Skating. Read more or email David
Joyce is a valuable addition to the Skates U.S. team as the Personal Assistant to David Ripp, the President. Joyce brings a varied set of skills to Skates U.S. and helps David and his wife, Carolyn, with event planning and a variety of Skates U.S. projects. Read more or email Joyce.
Elizabeth is a long time Roller Figure competitor with many trips to the National Championships and Placements. She is a GREAT resource of technical knowledge and also happens to be a very good Skate Technician. Her primary focus is to work with and train our Dealers to help you, our Skaters with EDEA Skates and Roll-Line Skate products. Read more or email Elizabeth
Josh has become one of the very best Skate Techs around. He spends most of his time in the shop at our facilities specializing on the Tech work for both Ice and Roller Skaters of all levels from beginner to National and World Champions and those that just enjoy Skating. Once in a while we let Josh out of the Shop where he provides his precision Tech work at both Ice and Roller events that Skates US displays at. Josh has become a wealth of knowledge on both Ice and Roller Skates. Read more or email Josh at Tech@SkatesUS.com
Flavio is Italian and works directly for EDEA Skates in Italy. When in the United States he works with Skates U.S. photographing Skaters, Skating Events, helping with sales and marketing efforts at Events, and with the education of Skaters, as to the wonderful benefits of EDEA Skates and how they work. Flavio thoroughly knows the EDEA Skate Products inside and out. Read more
Paul and Joan McCollum
Paul and Joan are frequently seen at our Roller Competitions doing the great services that are needed by the Skaters. Paul is one of the nations best Roller Skate Technicians and specializing in the mounting of the Skates. He is also Expert at fitting Skates and Shaping the EDEA Skates to allow the standard stock Skate become a Custom Skate, just for you. Paul and Joan live in the Tampa area of Florida.
Elicia and Stephen Reynolds
Elicia and Stephen Reynolds are an amazing pair, brother and sister and a very strong Ice Dance Team. They competed at the 2014 U.S. Championships placing 14th in their first year in the Championship Dance event. Their 2014 U.S. Championship performance video links are available on this site.
Elicia and Stephen have both worked with Skates U.S. at many major Ice Competitions. They are both EXCELLENT with the knowledge of the EDEA Skates and both are very good Skate Technicians. They thoroughly understand what Skaters need and want from their equipment, as they both use EDEA Skates on a daily basis.