Nitro Banker 159 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Jack Stevens

BOARD: Nitro Banker 159

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  6

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Surfaced in the powder, and popped really well.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: This board was very catchy in the flats and in chip.

OVERALL COMMENTS: The Banker held its own in the pow, felt really nimble, but felt a bit catchy in the flats. Because it had so much camber, it popped and felt stable, but really felt hooky.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD   FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  7

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Shape is awesome- I enjoy the regular tail

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   5

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO STIFF

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Could have been just a touch softer in the nose

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Stable as it gets

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Lots of pop due to camber and a shape with a regular tail

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Surfaced in pow

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  1

GRAPHICS COMMENT: UGLY AS SIN

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Not down with the graphic.

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