if she could learn to ride that thing, then she could ride anything. its not necessairly a bad board to learn on...steep learning curve...but she'd have some skillz. My daughter learned on a big high end stiffy and now she has some great skills. its just a matter of her determination.
Let's just say... getting her to go outside in December, even when there's a nice dinner reservation waiting, is still quite a challenge.
Her parents got it for her because she's been complaining I've been going too much this season