- Price: £240
- Sizes: 139, 143, 147, 151
- Width: Normal
- Flex: 3
They say: Your responsive and versatile easy-turning board.
We say: An easy-flexing rockered stick that’ll suit all but the most hardcore speed-lovers. The profile will make rails and kickers easy-as-pie, and help you float in powder, and the flex is soft enough to make turning easy for beginners.
Tester says: Made turning so easy I forgot I was doing it!
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- Building boards since: 2000
- HQ: Feldkirchen, Germany
- History lesson: Engineer Howard Head (that’s a great name isn’t it?) started this company as a ski brand in 1950. He was soon shocking the conservative world of ski manufacturing with his use of innovative tech and new materials. The company that bears his name has continued to push the boat out with some of the super-tech ideas they’ve carried over to their boards. With access to the kind of research and development that most snowboard companies can only dream of, their boards get pretty crazy.
- Ridden by: Beginners, self-confessed snowboard tech geeks, and the kind of rider who’s good enough to feel the difference technology makes without ever giving a shit about how it works.