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Burton Process 2015-2016 Snowboard Review

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UPDATE: See our review for the 2016/2017 Burton Process here

The Details:

Canadian medal-plunderer Mark McMorris favours the Burton Process, which should give you some idea of what it’s designed to do. Of course, you don’t have to be a triple-corker to enjoy it, and it’s actually far less of a high-end precision tool than its famous patron might suggest.

It’s got a classic camber profile, meaning that you’ll have no problem setting up for an icy booter – especially with the edges that protrude out from under the bindings for extra grip – and a medium flex that’s stable without limiting how much you can play around on it. Pressing on boxes is made especially easy thanks to the wide nose and tail, a which also come in handy in the powder.

As with the Custom, the Burton Process has now spawned a few variants based on the popularity of the original. There’s a hybrid camber version for those who prefer a looser feel (watch the video for more on that), and an asymmetrical one too.

All are twin-shaped freestyle weapons, though; if that’s what you’re after, and you prefer the control and pop that you only get with classic camber, then the original Process ticks all the boxes.

TESTER’S VERDICT:
Adam Hoskinsblisssnowboards.co.uk

“Don’t be afraid of camber! The main benefits are constant edge hold from tip-to-tail, and maximum pop.

It’s also ideal for carving on the groomed piste, lining up to hit rails in the park and boosting off big jumps. The Process has a soft-to-medium flex and thinner sections of core that make it really easy to ride.

It’s the board to take your freestyle riding to next level.”

It’s the board to take your freestyle riding to next level”

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