Elevated short board 152 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
TESTER: tom frampton
BOARD: Elevated short board 152
TEST YEAR: 2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 3
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: riding in pow
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: small and feels small
OVERALL COMMENTS: Typically with the smaller boards i expect them to ride bigger. This thing felt small. I did not feel confident charging variable terrain. It was a lot of fun in untouched pow, but charging isnt its forte.
BOARD STYLE: FREERIDE BOARD POWSURF BOARD
CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK ICE POWDER
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: 4
SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: Shapes are cool, but performance is cooler.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 5
FLEX COMMENT: JUST RIGHT
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: the slightly stiffer feel saved this board for me.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 5
STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: For a small ride i felt stable with change.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 4
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: OK
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: tough to get poppy or playful on a board shaped like this with barely any tail.
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 6
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: for a short board this was pretty effortless.
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: 4
GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Everyone is about the wood grain it seems.