Nitro canon 173 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Knut Carter

BOARD: Nitro canon 173

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  7

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: it plowed through anything

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: I don’t own one yet

OVERALL COMMENTS: I was worried the nose would be floppy on bumps. I was way off. It didn’t care about bumps. It was almost like it turned them in to powder. It was so easy to turn in trees. Had tons of pop. Landings were so easy and smooth.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD   FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK  ICE  POWDER SLUSH

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  7

SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  the wide nose and and swallow tail make it top notch in pow.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   7

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  just stuff enough that bumps go away

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: one of the most if not the most stable board I’ve ridden

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: WICKED POPPY AND PLAYFUL

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  it’s crazy how playful such a long, wide board could be. it pops on its own. so much fun.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: best board I’ve ridden in pow

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: plain top. cool bright base

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