Igneous Darkstar 160 Snowboard Review 2018-2019
TESTER: Eric Odlin
BOARD: Igneous Darkstar 160
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 6
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Love the shape, love the wood topsheet, and it rails.
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Maybe a hair softer torsionally, and I would like a 163.33 cm length.
OVERALL COMMENTS: A great ride! Solid and stable, good pop, carves like a champ, AND its nice on the eyes.
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: RADICAL
SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: If I ever get to design my own board, it will look quite similar to this shape. I like it!
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 5
FLEX COMMENT: TOO STIFF
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: It feels good, but I would ever so gently soften it up torsionally.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 6
STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Jackson Hole is steep and big, and this board is made it destroy it.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 5
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Good combo of damp and poppy.
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 6
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Sick, quasi swallowtail vibe.
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: RADICAL
GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Beautiful. Fine woodworking under your feet! People will comment.
ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: Someday I will make this board in a 163.33 cm and be very happy.