Heelys are the two-in-one shoe that lets you take life at your own pace. With the wheels out, the stylish designs perform and look just like any other shoe. When you easily put the wheels in, you roll at a different speed. Heelys are about exploring your freedom, unleashing the fun and empowering you to be fearless.

We have seen kids rolling around town in their heelys and I know my kids were envious, so when we had a chance to try some out, we jumped at it! Kellen plays hockey and Avery just recently learned to skate, so I figured they were ready to give it a try, even if they have inherited my complete lack of balance.

The kids chose their shoes, and when the shoes arrived, I had to install the wheels, which just involves pushing them in, but does take some strength. I like that they can be removed and the shoes can be used without the wheels as well. There were instructions to tell us how to insert and remove the wheels, as well as a tool to remove the heel plug.

Both pairs of shoes are really nice looking shoes. Kellen’s Wave Heelys are black with black laces, and Avery’s Jazzy shoes are black, white and pink with pink laces. Both suited them perfectly!


If you’ve been looking for the perfect Wave, you’re in luck. Catch a pair of these and ride them clear into the winter season.

The Wave Heelys have:

  • Moc toe court styling with contrast trim
  • Raised Heelys logo
  • Synthetic nubuck and synthetic leather upper
  • Gum rubber Ninja Star outsole
  • FATS low profile wheels with ABEC 1 bearings


Who says the HX2 is just for kids? Thanks to Jazzy’s larger sizes and grown up styling, now anyone can take advantage of the double wheels and get up to speed twice as fast…

The Jazzy shoes:

  • The first 2×2 shoe available in up to an adult size 9!
  • Loose lined canvas upper with padded collar for comfort and a rubber toe cap
  • Heelys Wave Comfort Heel Bracket provides comfort and stability
  • Triple Velcro closure for easy on and off
  • Gum rubber Ninja Star outsole
  • 2×2 double wheels with ABEC 1 bearings

Both kids were excited to try their Heelys and headed outside with them (and protective gear) right away. I think they thought they would just take off on their heelys right away without any problems, because they both became frustrated when it wasn’t as easy as they hoped. They have been practicing, and in time I know they will get it! On the Heelys website there are instructions and videos to help you get the hang of it, and they have been helpful for us.


Kellen was self conscious about being videotaped while he learns to use his Heelys, but Avery allowed me to take a short video of her while she is learning. She’s a cautious child, so this day’s attempt was brief (and she wasn’t wearing her gear…oops), but you can see that she is able to stay upright and she’s starting to get the idea.

To see more Heelys styles and watch their videos, you can visit their website at Heelys.com.



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