Nitro Squash 159 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
TESTER: JACK Stevens
BOARD: Nitro Squash 159
TEST YEAR: 2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 7
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Handles in all conditions, very maneuverable, and stable.
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: You have to set it forward a bit, in order to get the right ride. The board has so much more, maybe the inserts should be moved up a bit.
OVERALL COMMENTS: This board RIPS. So much fun because of the skinny waist and the long nose. It is very agile, but still surfaces in deep powder, plus it handles very well on groomers.
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: Love the shape.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 7
FLEX COMMENT: JUST RIGHT
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: It is the perfect stiffness for high speed lines.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 7
STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Really really solid stability.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 6
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: It Could have a little more tail for more pop.
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 7
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Big ol’ nose means awesome float.
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: 4
GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Change it. I don’t like the base.