Winterstick Ark 158 Snowboard Review 2018-2019- Rated Radical!

Description

TESTER: Knut Carter

BOARD: Winterstick Ark 158

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 10:  Radical (10)

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Aggressive

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: I set up my stance wrong.

OVERALL COMMENTS: Super fast hard charging board. Great in trees. Tons of pop. Floats great in pow.

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Perfect shape to ride big mountains in all conditions.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   RADICAL

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Perfect flex for charging hard. It’s easy to pop off anything and land clean.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS:   RADICAL

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Stable in any condition

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Great pop. Playful in powder. Stable in ice.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:    RADICAL

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: My kind of board for powder. Just enough nose to stay up. Switch in powder would be possible with this great shape.

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Really cool, artistic graphic. The graphic let’s you know the board has top notch architecture.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: I would love to ride this board in all conditions. Easy to stomp cliffs and be stable on sketchy run outs

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

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