Originally Posted by JVee
Thanks for all your advice Wiredsport
Essentially what is the difference between the 2012 ET and Goliath? All I can gather is the ET is a true twin, where as the Goliath is setback slightly? Are both these boards considered high end do it all quiver killers? I haven't come across too many reviews for these 2012 models, apart from Shayboarder, who absolutely raved about the Goliath
No, these boards are actually very different. The big one is the TBT type (freestyle on the Goliath and Twin on the ET). The width of the center (non lifted) portion of the base on the ET is roughly 1/3 wider than on the Goliath.
From wide to narrow the 5 styles of TBT are: Jib > Twin > Freestyle > All Mountain > Freeride.
This is a little confusing because in this usage Twin TBT is referring to the actual dimensions of the triple base, not the twin shape of the outline. Both the Goliath and ET have 0 setback.
Then there is the Flex pattern. The ET uses a multi zone flex while the Goliath uses a constant flex layup.