Igneous Dark star 153 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
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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