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Old 11-08-2012, 02:47 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Thanks for the advice, although I think 153 would be way too big for me. If I were to get an SL, I think 151 would be better for me.

Anyone else have inputs?
You do realize the different between a 151 cm and a 153 cm board is |-----------|

You are relatively new to snowboarding, so here is a video showing you what a big snowboard is:



I'm not in the snowboarding industry, but as a regular joe weekend warrior, I've snowboarded a fair bit (15 years of 30-35 day season) - being that I was the same size as you when I started snowboarding, I feel like I know what it's going to be like for you. I have ridden boards ranging in size from 138cm to 178 cm. Trust me... that extra 2 cm is not going to suddenly make the board "way too big" for you. I am 99% sure unless you've been taking lessons the last three years... you are steering the board the wrong way (which takes a lot more energy/effort) - esp if you skidding around on a Burton Blunt 147 cm all this time.

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