Nitro Cannon

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This board is such a surprise, easily the standout out of all the boards I have ridden in the last few years. Much more fun that I would ever have expected, I didn’t want to stop riding it.

A few years ago I had ridden the 173cm model (pictured below), and while that is still quite a bit bigger than most boards I had ridden, the 203 beats it in every way.

Korua Shapes Otto

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Korua Shapes Otto Review The Korua Shapes Otto is easiest intro to Korua Shapes boards, which has an almost twin shape, very different from the extreme shapes of the rest of the range. It still has the Korua¬†feel, but in a regular shape. [tabs type=”tabs”] [tab title=”Description” active=”true”] How the Korua Shapes Otto Rides Board …

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Korua Shapes Transition Finder Plus

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Korua Shapes Transition Finder Plus Review The Korua Shapes Transition Finder Plus (used to be called Tranny Finder Plus) is an upgraded version of the regular Transition Finder. Generally there aren’t any/many changes each season for Korua Shapes boards, but the original (white) Tranny Finder had more taper than the updated Transition finder. The Transition …

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Yes PYL 2023

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The Yes PYL (Pick Your Line) is a tapered, directional board that is no where near as full on as the description makes it sound.

Burton Family Tree Territory Manager

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Burton Family Tree Territory Manager 2023 Snowboard Review This is probably one of the least crazy shapes in the Family Tree set of boards, at first glance it looks almost like a regular twin-ish shaped board. It is a stiff flexing, tapered board with a directional camber profile. Read about it on Burton.com How the …

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Korua Shapes Pin Tonic

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Korua Shapes Pin Tonic Review The Korua Shapes Pin Tonic is a big, floaty and stable board, that rides a lot smaller than you would imagine. Features of the Korua Shapes Pin tonic Float Camber Biaxial Fiberglass UV Lacquer Topsheet Poplar Light Wood Core Perlatec Base Sizes available: How it Rides Board size: 164cm Boots: …

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Nitro Fintwin

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The Nitro Fintwin is one of their Quiver lineup of board, and is a short, wideish surfy powder board. Not as crazy wide as the Pow, but still decent.

Jones Stratos

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The Jones Stratos isn’t a cheap board, but it does everything it says it will really well, and can pretty much justify the price.

Yes 420 Powderhull

The Yes 420 Powderhull is a slightly thinner and stretched out version of the super fat and wide 420, with a very unique concave base shape in the nose and tail.

Jones Hovercraft

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The Jones Hovercraft is one of their classic powder boards, and one that I think is an easy choice if you want power, float and reliability with minimal effort.

Bataleon Party Wave

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Bataleon Party Wave Review The Bataleon Party Wave is a short, wide, soft and playful board with their highest level of 3bt base shaping. How it Rides Board size: 151cm Boots: Salomon Launch Boa 27.5 Bindings: Salomon Highlander I am 6 foot tall and weigh 155lbs – or 183cm tall and 70kg. For almost all directional …

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Never Summer Harpoon

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Never Summer Harpoon 2022 Review The Never Summer Harpoon is a wider, directional and setback board that is made to ride a little bit of everything. The name is a joke aimed at the very popular Lib Tech Orca, another directional volume shifted board. It has the Fusion rocker camber profile, a medium flex and …

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Bataleon Magic Carpet

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Bataleon Magic Carpet Review The Bataleon Magic Carpet has a design that you can’t find on many boards – a wide, twin shaped powder board. I was pretty skeptical, and didn’t expect that I would like it too much. Features of the Bataleon Magic Carpet TwinDefinitely not a common shape for a powder board. Normally …

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Korua Shapes Transition Finder

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Korua Shapes Transition Finder Review The Korua Shapes Transition Finder was one of those boards that was recommended to me, and once I got used to it, was one of the most fun boards to carve on. The wide width gives you all the potential to get the board right on edge without hitting your …

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Nitro Squash

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Nitro Squash Review The Nitro Squash was originally part of the Quiver series of boards, but got popular enough to become its own separate model in the regular lineup. There are now mens and womens regular and split options, as well as youth sizes. The 2024 model of the Squash has a new shape, but …

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Nitro Drop

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Nitro Drop 2020 Review The Nitro Drop is an all mountain, directional board that is designed to be the one board you can take anywhere, no matter the conditions. The Cam-Out profile gives it a solid feel if you are carving on groomers, and the directional shape gives it extra float in powder. Features of …

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Nitro Mountain

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The Nitro Mountain is a fun, classic feeling all-mountain snowboard that does a little bit of everything well.

Burton Kilroy Pow

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The new Kilroy Pow is based on the Stun Gun shape, but has a few features changes to keep the price down. A good value option for someone who doesn’t want to spends too much, but still needs the features of higher end boards.

Burton Deep Thinker

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The Deep Thinker is the directional, set back brother to the more freestyle focused twin Free Thinker. It was a board that I was really hoping that I would like, because I had heard good things from friends who have a similar riding style to me, and I like the way it looks, but it isn’t for me.

Bataleon Surfer LTD

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The Bataleon Surfer LTD would be the most expensive board that I have ever ridden, and although I had heard good things, I was still really surprised about how well it rode. The LTD is the special limited version of the Surfer, with an upgraded base and lighter core, with only 150 being made.