Franco A maroon topped swallow tail that had a shovel that looked like an old Winterstick longish SNOWBOARD REVIEW 2016
TESTER: Josh Reid
BOARD: Franco A maroon topped swallow tail that had a shovel that looked like an old Winterstick longish
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 10: 8
OVERALL COMMENTS: I had a ton of fun on this board. My last board of the test. Mainly slashing berms and riding Dick’s Ditch. Did fine through the firm moguls of Rendezvous Bowl.
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 5: 4
SHAPE COMMENT: Wish I could have ridden it in pow.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 5: 4
FLEX COMMENT: Easy to manage a variety of terrain and snow conditions. Surprised me given the shape of the nose.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: 4
STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: Solid on bigger arcs.
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 5: 3
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 5: 4
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Seemed responsive off the tail. I spend a lot of time slashing sugar snow on this board as it was late in the day.
RATE FLOAT IN POW IF AVAILABLE FROM 1 TO 5:
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: na