Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Buying a board for my cousin
View Single Post
Old 12-20-2010, 11:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
SummitAtSnoq
Senior Member
 
SummitAtSnoq's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Bellevue Washington
Posts: 100
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ylnad123 View Post
I buying a board for my cousin for the holidays.

he is 5'10 about 180 doesn't go into the park, just freerides. The board needs to be a burton because he already has est bindings.

He can link turns and go down about anything but he has only had about 15 days on the snow in total. I am thinking the custom x is too advanced for him.

I heard him talking about the sherlock but wouldn't the custom flying v be better for freeriding?

What would you guys recommend for an intermediate freerider custom or sherlock?

Personally I'm not too much of a fan of reverse camber when it comes to pure freeriding. It's excellent tech for all mountain/park boards. I'd just snag him something with traditional camber and a stiffer flex. The sherlock is a great freeride board. It's twinned out with the flying V rocker setup. Couldn't ask for much more than that.
__________________
Summit At Snoqualmie
Message If You Want To Ride
SummitAtSnoq is offline   Reply With Quote