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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-08-2014, 06:09 PM Thread Starter
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StepChild Latchkey vs Nitro Subzero

Ok, so first off, hi, I'm new here. I've lurked for forever and finally had something I felt like I needed to post.

I have a question for you guys. I'm getting a new board this summer and I thought I had my heart set on getting the Nitro Subzero, but recently I've been scared off of it in favor of other boards, specifically the StepChild Latchkey.

If I went with the Latchkey, should I get the rocker or camber version? I'm leaning heavily to the rocker.

Height: 5'9"
Weight: 150ish
Boot Size: Like 9-10
Riding Style: My passion is riding park (Rails and boxes). My resort doesn't a ton of snow, so the jump action is limited, but I like to be able to ride around and hit random stuff and jumps that me and my buddies make. Kindof all-mountain with a heavy park focus.

Every board I have ever owned has honestly been worthless. I rode a prototype Able board from the 90s for a while until just recently switching to some sort of Rossignol budlight board that my friend gave me after I blew out my inserts, I'm looking to get something nice finally, any ideas?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-09-2014, 10:24 PM
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Well just an FYI on the Subzero, one of the loosest boards on the market. It's super soft and then the rocker.

I don't know much about the Latchkey. I want to like Stepchilds, but I just haven't ridden any to know.

If you're into other options take a look at the Flow Verve, Slash Happy Place, Yes Public, or Salomon Salomonder.

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don't go for the Subzero without trying it out first. you may or may not like their "hotwing" camber.
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Has anyone heard of Braedon Wheeler? He rides the latchkey and he looks like he knows whats up, which doesnt mean anything, but its still a sweet edit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P27QHAbOW9Y
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