Nitro Grif 159 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

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.

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BRAND WEBSITE: https://nitrousa.com

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