Elevated Step up 5’4” Snowboard Review 2019-2020

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TESTER: Ian Haney

BOARD: Elevated Step up 5’4”

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  6

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Holding that trimline. Board rips across a face so fast

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Sketchy catwalks, reverse taper makes it a bit scary to hold a straight line

OVERALL COMMENTS: Super fun board. Would love to get out on a fresh one on a good groomer. The speed and edge hold across a fallline is super impressive. Floated well also

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD   FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  6

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Very distinct.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   5

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO SOFT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Super fun, but could be a touch stiffer overall

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Handles chop pretty well, urethane sidewalls help a lot

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: 

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Pretty surprised at how well the nose stays up. Feel like you could bury it, but not super easily

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

GRAPHICS COMMENT: I’M FEELING IT

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: I like seeing what’s going on in a board

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