Telos Back Slash 153 Snowboard Review 2018-2019- Rated Radical!

Description

TESTER: Justin Schoonover

BOARD: Telos Back Slash 153

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 10:  Radical (10)

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Stable, dependable, carving is a dream

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Uh, …

OVERALL COMMENTS: This thing rips! Edging, set it and forget it. You could drive into the turns powerfully and not slip or chatter. Flex profile is exactly where it needs to be when paired with this shape.

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Progressive sidecut at the tail added the ability to tighten turn radius by shifting weight to the tail.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   RADICAL

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Horizontal stringers under foot really transfer energy to the edge while remaining tortionally playful

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS:   RADICAL

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Super stable. Instills a lot of confidence.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  I bit more pop out of the nose if used for that then the tail.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:   

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

GRAPHICS COMMENT: I’M FEELING IT

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Vibrant colorsand arrows seem like a “go ramp” on Mario cart

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: Wanted to ride this board all day

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

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