Cardiff Swell 160 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
TESTER: Jevne MIller
BOARD: Cardiff Swell 160
TEST YEAR: 2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 7
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Held great edge, easy float
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Would like a 156 vs 160, otherwise nothing bad.
OVERALL COMMENTS: Very easy to ride. heald great edge fast on bowl making big turns, early rise floated easy in pow. fast edge to edge. would like to ride a 56 if it was made. Top sheet cool. base could have been faster, but i think it just needed soome wax.
BOARD STYLE: FREERIDE BOARD
CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK POWDER SLUSH
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: 7
SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: interesting tail shape. like it.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 7
FLEX COMMENT: JUST RIGHT
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 7
STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS:
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 6
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 6
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: 5
GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: cool top sheet to see the core layers. base was plain.