Originally Posted by wrathfuldeity
you're bending the shit out of it...squeezing it for all its worth, you might snap it...but its half dead already by your weight. If you are riding hard packed and/or ice it probably doesn't matter. My son is about your size and he'll ride anything from a 155 to a 166 depending on the snow conditions. However once you start doing purdah you'll want something big enough to float your manly size....btw you don't need a wide. Point is the board also needs to fit the snow conditions and style that you ride.
I'm a downhill longboarder at heart. so my style is carving hard. just riding really.