Arbor cadence, gnu p-pro, roxy banana smoothie, rossi diva were all boards I was deciding between at the start of the season. I ended up going with the diva because I found I good deal on it, but the b-pro was right up there on my want list.... I was looking for a board with a good grip that could handle east coast ice and I could take at higher speeds. I'm definitely an all mountain kind of rider and wanted something that would progress my riding to a more advanced level. hopefully this helps!