Igneous Dark star 153 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Alister horn

BOARD: Igneous Dark star 153

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Agile, responsive, floats

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Front side edge a little hard to stay engaged. A little too flat maybe?

OVERALL COMMENTS: Really fun board, id use this in the resort and for backcountry. Great finish and feels very nimble. Base may be a little flat for really hard carves, but I feel that’s also what makes it so nimble….?

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN:     POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  6

SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Metal tip savers are a good touch. Nose rose is perfect, don’t change a thing!

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   6

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

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RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  4

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Shorter than I’m used to, so stability not what im used to, but it’s also what’s makes it fun. Meh, not a big deal.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Not much pop with that. Not a big deal.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Makes a 153 really fun!

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

GRAPHICS COMMENT: I’M FEELING IT

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