- Price: £330
- Sizes: 151, 154, 157, 158W, 160, 162W, 163, 165W
- Width: Normal, Wide
- Flex: 4
They say: Epitome of all-round performance.
We say: The Antic will happily carve up piste and cut through crud. Benefits from Ride’s LowRize rocker as well, which means it’s still playful. Not one for specialists, but a good all-rounder.
Tester says: Perfect for a progressing intermediate rider to take it to the next level.
- Building boards since: 1992
- HQ: Seattle, WA, USA
- History lesson: Now one of the best-known brands in snowboarding, Ride was founded in 1992. Tim Pogue, a former Burton employee, joined forces with Jamie Salter – of the now sadly defunct Kemper snowboards – and a third friend Roger Madison to work on a new project. Their vision struck a chord with riders both in the states and in Europe who were looking an alternative to the super-sized ski brands that dominated the market. Ride’s spectacular early success drove the company’s founders to take it public in 1994. Since then it has grown steadily.
- Ridden by: Shredders who want to be alternative without going all the way. Riding Ride makes you look less like your dad kids!