Slide Boards Olathe KS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(913) 254-9196
North Ridge Plaza
Olathe, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(816) 363-1198
Ward Parkway Mall
Kansas City, MO
 
Bass Pro Shop
(913) 254-5200
12051 S Renner Blvd
Olathe, KS
 
Famous Footwear
(913) 393-2770
20405 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
 
Sportsfan
(913) 829-7705
Great Mall of the Gr
Olathe, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(913) 661-0200
11801 Nall Avenue
Leawood, KS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(913) 432-3945
Merriam Town Center
Merriam, KS
 
Lids
(913) 397-6622
20314 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
 
Nill Bros Sports
(913) 764-1488
Olathe, KS
 
Sportibles
(913) 829-5055
20237 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
 

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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