I'm not advocating any of these solutions. I just found them online. I know many skaters have trouble with their boots fitting or maybe their heels staying in place. If you want to give some other lacing techniques a try, here they are! Fixing your fitting issues by adjusting your lace tying is certainly cheaper than buying new boots!
|This is from Edea|
|source This is from a roller site|
For people who have pain in their arches.
Selecting the link will lead to a demo of how to do it.
Selecting the link will show how to tie it.
As to how do I tie my skates? I actually tie the right boot like an Edea, and the left boot with an ordinary criss-cross lacing up to the first hole, then like an Edea the rest of the way up. No one says the boots have to be alike :-).