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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-26-2010, 10:12 AM Thread Starter
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this a good beginners board that i can learn into? or is it more of a park board?

do they have 158 wide or 159 wide do u guys know
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-26-2010, 10:23 AM
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i think that board is pretty stiff for a beginner. you want more of a park board, or all-mountain.

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If you go with a Custom for a beginner board, go with the V-Rocker version. That way you catch less edges. You can always grow into the board so don't worry too much about that. You also don't want a complete noodle for your first board either so yea

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My first board was a Custom ICS from last year 157 Wide. I love it and rock it all over the mountain, glades, groomers, and park. I haven't really gone through a lot of pow with it because I'm on the ice coast, but I'm sure it handles that as well. I bought an ICS vapor last year at the end of the season and it has a lot more stability on the ice, but they're both great boards. Next board will be more of a noodle or something like the joystick (has the v-rocker) so that I can play around more in the park... But I'd definitely recommend the Custom to anyone getting started.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-26-2010, 10:14 PM
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You would be fine with a custom, however I would recommend something softer. A softer board will be easier to turn = easier to learn on. Perhaps a Dominant, Hero, Joystick, Flying V, Twin, or Love.
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