Slide Boards Burlington VT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(802) 288-9854
Maple Tree Place
Williston, VT
 
Burlington Country Club
(802) 864-9532
Burlington, VT
 
Olympia Sports Center
(802) 864-9072
20 Church St
Burlington, VT
 
Downhill Edge Ski Rack
(802) 658-3313
81 Main St
Burlington, VT
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(802) 865-2144
7 Burlington Sq
Burlington, VT
 
Play It Again Sports
(802) 865-3021
150 Dorset St Ste 220
South Burlington, VT
 
Olympia Sports
(802) 862-3169
155 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
 
Vermont Dart Specialists
(802) 860-7665
16 Austin Dr
Burlington, VT
 
Skirack
(802) 658-3313
85 Main St
Burlington, VT
 
Burlington City of
(802) 863-0570
Burlington, VT
 

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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