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Whats next after linking turns on greens

Hello everyone, first post here looking to try and figure out what to work on next.

Some quick background: I'm 5'8 175 pounds. I ride a 2012 Burton Clash, Burton Ruler Boots, with Custom bindings (I didn't know what I was doing when I bought this stuff). I had previous to this season ridden maybe 5 times, but all I could do was the falling leaf. This season I started learning how to turn heal and toe side.
2 trips ago, the light switch went off and i could link turn on green runs easily. This last time I went, I got faster and smoother turns and I'm not sure, but I think I was getting pretty dynamic with them as well. All on green runs of course. (I hit the lift 28 times)

I tried a blue run, at Mountain High, but it was way too steep for me, I slide slipped half of it down before it got to the point I felt comfortable.

So questions are:
What do I practice next? Do I stay on the green runs and try getting more dynamic, and keep practicing, do I step up to the blue's and try and link turns there? Any other suggestions for practice.

Also have i outgrown my board already? should I upgrade, or should I wait till the end of season? I don't want to hold me back from turning on steeper terrain, I know its designed for beginner easiness, and reading reviews on it has me scared trying to go faster on blue runs.

Thanks for your help!
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