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Old 09-17-2012, 02:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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female Help choosing a board for intermediate rider

Hi I am an intermediate rider and learnt on New Zealand fields so quite icy and hard packed.
I am currently in Canada and am wanting a good all around mountain board as I will be doing powder runs, groomed and I may start trying out the park.
I want something that is going to help me up my level of riding but have been told if I get something to advanced and can actually hold you back.
I have been looking at the new Never summer women's boards and am tossing between the infinity or the lotus?
Does anyone know much about these boards and for what I want it for know what would be best suited for me?
I am around 123 lbs (56kgs) and 155cm in height
Also if you have any other suggestions to help me out will be much appreciated

Thanks guys
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I can't help you much but it might be benificial for people to know what part of Canada you will be boarding in
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I would check out a GNU or Never Summer board
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If ur intermediate...just step it up and get an advance/expert....
go buck'll get bucked off...till you say fuck this...I'm riding the bitch. Really the only difference is your want a board where you can step up your really sucks when you want to charge and the board will not do it or folds up cause its too soft.

I'd recommend a gnu b-pro...stiff hard charging...the infinity is really an intermediate board...pretty soft and not in the same league; a inbetween board would be a roxy envi.

My daughter is the same size and rides a 144 cambered stiffy for goofing around, 148 cambered stiffy for bombing groomers and 155 for deeper poo...she's an aggressive rider.

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Old 09-18-2012, 11:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm about 125/130lbs and 5'5. I ride a 2012 NS Lotus 149' and I absolutely love it! Its definitely an advanced board but that shouldn't really be an issue for you because it rides smooth and is killer on the mountain. I would definitely say that it is a freeride board and made for charging the mountain. If you plan on using it for that then I'd definitely recommend it. However if you are looking for a more versatile board to play with I'd shy away and look for more of an all-mountain board. I'm just speaking from personal experience, so I hope that helps you out a bit!
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