Slide Boards West Warwick RI

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West Warwick Soccer Assoc
(401) 826-2844
Hay
West Warwick, RI
 
Gymco Ltd
(401) 615-2783
1160 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
 
First Place Sports
(401) 823-8780
650 Bald Hill Rd Ste 238
Warwick, RI
 
Feet First
(401) 885-0606
5600 Post Rd
East Greenwich, RI
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(401) 921-1330
400 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
 
Soccer World
(401) 827-7722
687 Quaker Ln
West Warwick, RI
 
Sports Authority
(401) 732-0389
Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road, Suite 700
Warwick, RI
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Caster's Bicycle Center
(401) 739-0393
3480 Post Rd
Warwick, RI
 
Omni Fitness Equipment
(401) 885-0762
1000 Division Rd
East Greenwich, RI
 
Pure Hockey of Warwick
(401) 732-3914
1800 Post Rd Ste 12
Warwick, RI
 

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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