Slide Boards Searcy AR

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Athlete's Choice
(501) 268-0216
1529 E Race Ave
Searcy, AR
 
Venali Motor Sports
(501) 279-2490
149 Meadow Brook Dr
Searcy, AR
 
Ultimate Outdoors Inc
(501) 268-1889
608 S Main St
Searcy, AR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(501) 624-0200
1420 Higdon Ferry Road
Hot Springs, AR
 
Lefty's Gun & Pawn
(479) 229-2363
408 Union St
Dardanelle, AR
 
Hibbett Sports
(501) 268-7554
106 N Poplar St
Searcy, AR
 
Harriman Athletic
(501) 268-3761
2209 W Beebe Capps Expy
Searcy, AR
 
Wings & Rings Game Birds
(501) 849-3246
165 Hawthicket Rd
Mount Vernon, AR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(479) 646-8900
Fort Smith Pavillion
Fort Smith, AR
 
Hibbett Sports
(479) 524-9393
1425 Highway 412 W
Siloam Springs, AR
 

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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