Slide Boards Beckley WV

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 252-3425
Crossroads Mall
Mt. Hope, WV
 
Cardinal Pawnbrokers & Sporting Goods
(304) 253-7357
1221 S Eisenhower Dr
Beckley, WV
 
Outdoorsmen Sporting Goods
(304) 253-4036
Beckley, WV
 
Racer's Choice
(304) 877-2318
Bradley, WV
 
Lori's Mini Storage
(304) 877-6196
114 Renfro Dr
Mount Hope, WV
 
Beckley Gun Club
(304) 255-5334
Beckley, WV
 
Flat Top Arms
(304) 255-9470
1205 Johnstown Rd
Beckley, WV
 
Lowery's Shoe Repair & Sporting Goods
(304) 253-4102
446 City Ave
Beckley, WV
 
Pacific Sunwear
(304) 255-9020
5475 Robert C Byrd Dr
Mount Hope, WV
 
Twin Falls Resort State Park
(304) 294-4044
Saulsville, WV
 

Slideboards for Cross-training

Aug. 18, 2010

What Size Slideboard Should I Get?

QHi, Bill: We can't do a lot of inline skating here during our cold and snowy winters. So I’m thinking of buying a slideboard. I've heard they are a good way to keep in skating shape during the off-season. Can you please advise me on how long a slideboard I should get. I'm 183cm (6 feet) tall. The slideboards on the market are between 7 and 10 feet. Best regards - Tõnis from Estonia

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Hi, Tõnis from Estonia: I’ve got to admit I’ve never been a big fan of slideboards. But that may have more to do with geography than anything else. I’ve done most of my coaching in Australia, New Zealand, Colombia and, in the summer, Europe.

In those climates, we could almost always train outside. So we didn’t need slideboards. My only real experience with slideboards came in the early days of inline skating when we were experimenting with them.

Slideboards are a popular tool for skaters in cold climates, like yours. But I do have one concern about them: the potential for injuring your ankles by repeatedly slamming them into the side rails of the slideboard at the end of each stroke.

So don’t be too aggressive on a slideboard....

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