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Old 08-17-2009, 03:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive pretty much been a freeride snowboarder messing around with all different things. This season im looking to go mostly into the park but im not the best when it comes to freestyle boards and sizes. I think im going to buy a skate banana but im not sure what size would be good for me. Im 5'10" like 160 pounds im thinking a 156ish..Im not sure if thats right or not trying to see what you guys think. Also im a size 11 boot, do you think i should get a wide board or is a normal one fine?

also do you guys recommend some different bindings/boots if i have extra money i might buy new everything instead of just a deck

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Old 08-17-2009, 03:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The skate banana in sizes 152- 159 are all midwide so you should be fine.
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Old 08-17-2009, 03:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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alright cool..which size board do you think would be best though?
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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if your gonna be in the park with it mainly i would get like a 154. the lowest id go is 153 if you have another deck thats gonna be for other riding.
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im gonna sell my other deck to my cousin so this is going to be my only one..mainly ill be in the park but im still gonna freeride some, mount snow is actually my mountain and i actually enjoy the trails they got there so you prob understand the conditions were used to..i was thinking 154 was a little short but im not really a pro when it comes to sizing boards
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nice ill be at mt snow all season if you wanna ride this year. also im only 10 lbs less then you and i ride anywhere between 148-153 and i take them everywhere at mt snow. the main one i ride is the 151 NS evo-r and that thing handles it all.you could ride anywhere between a 153-155, the 53 being more park oriented and the 55 being more free ride oriented. i think you should be fine on a 154 and still be able to handle the rest of the mtn fairly well depending on the board you decide on.
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Old 08-29-2009, 11:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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156. good normal alla round size. you don't need to go smaller for the park, are you trying to get 900's around?
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