Slide Boards Camas WA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 667-1950
Gresham Town Fair
Gresham, OR
 
Glory Days Trophies
(360) 835-7700
3190 N 3rd Ave Ste Ste
Camas, WA
 
Deep Three Inc
(360) 833-9435
Camas, WA
 
Factory Brand Shoes
(503) 661-8202
450 NW 257th Ave
Troutdale, OR
 
Great Outdoor Clothing Co
(503) 666-1543
450 NW 257th Ave Ste 322
Troutdale, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 285-5040
1140 N. Hayden Meadow Drive
Portland, OR
 
McKenzie Outfitters
(360) 835-2400
3190 NE 3rd Ave
Camas, WA
 
East County Sports
(360) 834-4462
337 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA
 
Eddie Bauer
(503) 465-1958
450 NW 257th Ave
Troutdale, OR
 
Bad Boyz Bicycle and Specialties
(360) 892-5281
3425 SE 192nd Ave
Vancouver, WA
 

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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