Slide Boards Pickens SC

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Jd Sports
(864) 898-1558
502 Ann St Ste N2
Pickens, SC
Hibbett Sports
(864) 855-4559
6525 Calhoun Memorial Hwy
Easley, SC
Trailbuster Outdoors
(864) 859-1315
2900 Pelzer Hwy
Easley, SC
Hibbett Sports
(864) 639-7274
1280 Eighteen Mile Rd Ste F
Central, SC
Tiger Sports Shop
(864) 654-1719
1102 Tiger Blvd
Clemson, SC
Cliffs Communities
(864) 868-4444
Six Mile, SC
Easley Sporting Goods Inc
(864) 855-4300
Easley, SC
Smithfields Country Club
(864) 859-9545
100 Pine Ridge Dr
Easley, SC
Keowee Key
(864) 944-2222
1 Country Club Dr
Salem, SC
Kenron Marketing Co
(864) 269-2525
3729 Calhoun Memorial Hwy
Greenville, SC

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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