Slide Boards East Haven CT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Elite Fitness Warehouse
(203) 488-3484
78 N Main St
Branford, CT
 
Eastern Paintball
(203) 488-5721
223 E Main St
Branford, CT
 
Elite Warehouse
(203) 488-3484
78 N Main St
Branford, CT
 
Trailblazer
(203) 488-0802
1004 Main St
Branford, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
Sound Runner Llc
(203) 483-8222
1088 Main St
Branford, CT
 
Branford Junior Baseball Inc
(203) 483-6411
Branford, CT
 
Olympia Sports Center
(203) 488-3165
Branhaven Plz
Branford, CT
 
Action Sports Inc
(203) 481-5511
324 W Main St
Branford, CT
 

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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