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post #3 of (permalink) Old 01-11-2013, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by HHH View Post
Man made snow and ice are the norm, looking for board that is stable, will not easily catch an edge and that handles icy conditions with ease.
A wise man once said "A snowboard does not catch an edge, it is the rider that catches it"... And if I wise man didn't say that then I just did.

Ultimately, camber will be better on ice and hardpack. Catching an edge really shouldn't be an issue for people that have at least a year or two under their belt.

Some people like the various edge techs like mange-traction/frostbite edges, etc. I prefer to go back to basics: A good, fairly stiff, cambered deck with as much effective edge as possible. A rockered nose isn't a bad thing though...
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