Slide Boards Gillette WY

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Gillette Primetime Paintball
(307) 685-3752
403 W Lakeway Rd
Gillette, WY
 
T T Guns & Ammo
(307) 682-5283
13646 State Highway 51
Rozet, WY
 
Deb's Bed & Bath Boutique
(307) 686-4919
221 S Gillette Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Plush Pony The
(307) 587-4677
1350 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
 
Mountain Legacy Inc
(307) 455-3265
9 Little Warm Spgs
Dubois, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Discount Sports
(307) 686-0221
4706 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
 
All Pro Cyclery
(307) 682-1233
114 S Gillette Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Universal Athletic Service
(307) 686-6605
1211 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
 
Good Place The
(307) 332-3158
155 Main St
Lander, WY
 
Pro Shop
(307) 674-8135
1992 W 5th St
Sheridan, WY
 

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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