Slide Boards Levittown NY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(631) 421-3028
870 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY
Joy Hee Boutique
(516) 735-8414
3041 Hempstead Tpke
Levittown, NY
Sweats for All
(516) 579-0266
3041 Hempstead Tpke
Levittown, NY
Elite Fitness
(516) 933-6666
102 Woodbury Rd
Hicksville, NY
Goldman's Army & Navy
(516) 931-0441
183 Bay Ave
Hicksville, NY
Dick's Sporting Goods
(516) 247-6400
Roosevelt Field Mall
Garden City, NY
Dol Gray Sports Enterprises Inc
(516) 731-6877
64 Division Ave
Levittown, NY
(516) 827-5306
Hicksville, NY
New York Islanders
(516) 935-2213
358 Broadway Mall
Hicksville, NY
Goldman Bros Inc
(516) 931-0441
183 Broadway Ste 214
Hicksville, NY

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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