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Originally Posted by LegendaryFire View Post
Hey, I'm looking at buying a new snowboard! I snowboarded a bit during my child years but I stopped for a reason I can't remember. I want to start snowboarding again, although I am no pro. I was looking at the Burton Clash although I plan on snowboarding a lot this winter so I have a feeling it would feel like a little bit too much of a beginner board after some time. I was looking at the Burton Custom Flying V snowboard, is this a good choice for me or should I look at a different one?

It really doesn't matter too much at the beginner stages. It would be a good idea IMHO for you to buy a cheap used board of ANY RANDOM KIND as long as its got a basically normal shape to it in the right size. Then after a season of linking turns on it you will have 2 very important conclusions to move forward with:

1. maybe you will quickly be reminded why you quit in the first place, and be happy that you didn't go buy that $1300 adamantium prototype board.

2. you will have some basis for choosing a good board for yourself, and very likely have alot more knowledge on current gear in general.


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