says... oh yea, YOU. Sorry, my mistake.
yea, yea, it's cool every other year to say it does/doesn't. But look at physics... the higher an object is, the wider it's base should be. And board makers know we use that as a rule - moreso important for guys - so they strengthen them accordingly. So it happens to be true within a range. But hey... go with the trend of a few years ago and say it ain't so. She asked for suggestions. I gave one point of view... it happens to be from a guy that has taken 3 daughters and a son through the "first snowboard" experience. You give your vast knowledge and she'll do what makes the most sense. Let's see, the reason he gave for size having nothing to do with it again was....
Originally Posted by boarderaholic
No...height has almost nothing to do with board length, unless you're doing whacky stuff with your stance width...
As for beginner boards, O-Matic Tara Dakides, Rome Vinyl, Ride Solace/Vista, Atomic Tues/Tika, Salomon Lark/Lily.