Slide Boards Excelsior MN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(952) 525-0200
11260 Wayzata Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(763) 315-5377
11361 Fountains Dr
Maple Grove, MN
 
Queen of Excelsior
(952) 474-2502
10 Water St
Excelsior, MN
 
Custom Charters of Lake Minnetonka
(952) 474-7001
1392 Ithilien
Excelsior, MN
 
Bayview Event Center and Charter Cruises
(952) 470-8439
687 Excelsior Blvd
Excelsior, MN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(612) 869-0200
1700 West 78th Street
Richfield, MN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(952) 898-0743
1178 Burnsville Center
Burnsville, MN
 
Paradise Charter Cruises
(952) 474-8058
19670 Excelsior Blvd
Excelsior, MN
 
Lady of The Lake Paddle Wheel Boat
(952) 929-1209
8 Water St
Excelsior, MN
 
Holiday Fair Boat Charters
(952) 936-4040
PO Box 485
Spring Park, MN
 

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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