Heelys are shoes with a removable wheel in the sole underneath the heel of the foot. The rider is able to roll along the ground balancing on the two back wheels, making them look as if the rider is gliding across the ground!
Multiple use – The great thing about Heelys design is that you can remove the wheel whenever you like, turning them into normal shoes really helps by not carrying a spare pair of shoes around making the versatile.
Over the years, Heelys have developed a few ranges, the two main type of popular Heelys are:
One Wheeled and Two Wheeled
One Wheeled – This type of Heelys come with a single wheel on each shoe, one wheeled Heelys are better for riders who are just starting out, or who already have a fairly good balance. The two main advantages of One Wheeled Heelys, one being they are slightly faster than Two Wheeled Heelys and it is easier to change direction.
Two Wheeled – These Heelys comes with two wheels on both shoes, having Two Wheels definitely makes it easier to balance and is highly recommended for beginners, especially young children. The main advantage for Two Wheeled Heelys is when you feel ready and comfortable you can take one wheel off each shoe, converting them in too One Wheeled Heelys!