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Old 02-22-2013, 09:58 AM   #32 (permalink)
blunted_nose
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Originally Posted by cav0011 View Post
lots of powder boards are not stiff.... I do not work in the industry but I understand basic physics. The idea behind a powder board is to keep the nose up and out of the powder which in turn planes the rest of the board/rider up. By making a board softer you allow the pressure the snow creates to bend the board in an upwards direction increasing the nose lift and enabling a greater degree of float. Does that make sense?
Yeah, i get that. But how is it stiff enough to be a pow board when people start throwing temselfs of cliffs and huge drops? Wouldnt it just buck?
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