Unity Shapers Choice Whale Proto 159 SNOWBOARD REVIEW 2016
TESTER: Gary Hansen
BOARD: Unity Shapers Choice Whale Proto 159
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 10: 9
OVERALL COMMENTS: Powerful build upgrade from my last Whale ride. This one is .5 wider so I had to work harder to turn it on the hardpack but classic Unity feel, snappy core, great glass (POP), and classic radial sidecut which is very familiar to me! Love the board and new Outline.
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 5: 5
SHAPE COMMENT: Barfoot Twin tip meets Modern Build.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 5: 4
FLEX COMMENT: POwerful, snappy, sensitive tips!
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: 4
STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: Full charge. It is a Unity!
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 5: 3
GRAPHICS COMMENT: Interesting glass lay ups and Proto styling.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 5: 4
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Awesome, pop and load! Carve. Whiteroom blast off. Ollie! great materials that you can feel!
RATE FLOAT IN POW IF AVAILABLE FROM 1 TO 5: 4
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: I trust Pete knows how to make a powder board after 20 yrs!