Nitro Banker 159 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Max Raymer

BOARD: Nitro Banker 159

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: It floated really easily and it was super nimble, so in deep pow it was still super easy to control while staying afloat. It also ripped chunder and tight spots to get into.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: torsional flex

OVERALL COMMENTS: Sick board, ripped everything I put it up against. Tail wasn’t too stiff so it was super easy to pop it around and take it where u wanted.

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK  ICE  POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  7

SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  blunted tips look so good, but not too dramatic.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   5

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  for this board it’s perfect. I probably would have done better on a smaller size in this board but they only make a 59. I would have been able to man handle a 57 a little more probably.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: CAMBER

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: 

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Camber and a little longer nose goes a long way in the pow

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: I’M FEELING IT

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: The pink with the navy blue looks so good.

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