Nitro Grif 159 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
TESTER: Ryan Dee
BOARD: Nitro Grif 159
TEST YEAR: 2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 7
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Great daily driver.
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Graphics are a little lame compared to other Nitro boards.
OVERALL COMMENTS: Now I might be biased but this was a slightly better version than my own daily driver, the Nitro Squash. What makes it better is the slightly more directional twin approach.
BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD FREERIDE BOARD
CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK POWDER
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: 7
SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: In love with the Nitro camber and nose shape.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 7
FLEX COMMENT: JUST RIGHT
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: A bit softer than most pow boards but it rips anything thrown at it.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 7
STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Airs, trees, carving, this board is a one stop shop.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 7
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: WICKED POPPY AND PLAYFUL
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Doesn’t mind a little air time.
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 7
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: 3
GRAPHICS COMMENT: HARD TO LOOK AT
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Not my favorite. I just love the other matte color Nitro boards more.