Elevated short board 152 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

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.

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