Neversummer East 161 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

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TESTER: Drew Hayes

BOARD: Neversummer East 161

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  6

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Great flex and easy turn initiation. The base was super fast and it turned on a dime.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: It was a great all around board, will definitely be in the quiver soon

OVERALL COMMENTS: Never summer delivers again with a hard charging all mountain board. I love how the east has some taper which will make it excel on powder days yet can hold an edge like it’s full cambered counterparts.

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN:     POWDER SLUSH

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  4

SHAPE COMMENT: NOT JUST GOOD BUT GOOD ENOUGH

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Not a crazy shape, just a solid board

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   7

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Great flex underfoot and between feet. Stiff and stable yet easy to initiate edge changes.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Rails an edge and is super predictable.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: WICKED POPPY AND PLAYFUL

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Super pop with big camber underfoot.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Good float with minimal aft pressure

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Classic never summer simplicity

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