Slide Boards Southbury CT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Connecticut Outdoors Llc
(860) 274-6213
20 Main St
Watertown, CT
 
Crestbrook Pro Shop
(860) 945-5249
834 Northfield Rd
Watertown, CT
 
Sports Plus Elite Hockey Store
(203) 929-1351
784 River Rd
Shelton, CT
 
Road & Track Sports
(860) 354-9191
29 Main St
New Milford, CT
 
Sports Authority
(203) 753-7330
425 Bank Street
Waterbury, CT
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Watertown Golf Club
(860) 274-4387
246 Guernseytown Rd
Watertown, CT
 
Mike's Guns & Tackle
(860) 274-0371
141 Main St
Oakville, CT
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(203) 591-9404
835 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, CT
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - FRIDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Good Sport The
(860) 354-0710
12 Bank St
New Milford, CT
 

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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