Slide Boards Pleasant Hill CA

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Mike's Bikes
(925) 671-9127
1150 Contra Costa Blvd
Concord, CA
Soccer Pro
(925) 685-0440
565 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA
Fleet Feet Sports
(925) 827-4772
45 Crescent Dr Ste B
Pleasant Hill, CA
All Out Baseball
(925) 798-8326
1741 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA
Rei Recreational Equipment Inc
(925) 825-9400
1975 Diamond Blvd
Concord, CA
Art Thoms Locker Room
(925) 521-0750
60 Crescent Dr
Pleasant Hill, CA
Play It Again Sports
(925) 825-3396
1601 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA
Diablo Valley Gun Works
(925) 798-7522
1942 Linda Dr
Pleasant Hill, CA
Any Mountain
(925) 674-0174
1975 Diamond Blvd
Concord, CA
American Eagle Outfitters
(925) 798-0370
450 Sun Valley Mall
Concord, CA

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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