Franco Big Brown Swallowtail 169 SNOWBOARD REVIEW 2016

Description

TESTER: Olaus Linn

BOARD: Franco Big Brown Swallowtail 169

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 10:  9

OVERALL COMMENTS: Second favorite board of the test (after Gentem Big Fish)

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 5:     5

SHAPE COMMENT: Super crazy good on the groomers considering.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 5:     4

FLEX COMMENT: Pretty stiff, big board which is exactly how it needed to be.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS:    5

STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: The huge nose and short tail combined to make this thing incredibly stable at high speed.

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 5:    3

GRAPHICS COMMENT: Big and brown. Pretty!

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 5:    3

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Not a ton of pop and play, but more than I expected.

RATE FLOAT IN POW IF AVAILABLE FROM 1 TO 5:    3

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Bet it would be awesome.

ANYTHING YOU WOULD CHANGE ABOUT THIS BOARD TO MAKE IT BETTER:  The tail felt just a hair too narrow, especially for my larger feet.
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