Which is better for me?
I'm a 1m72/68Kg intermediate. Park 20%, jibbing 20%, 30% groomers, 30% pow.
That's a quick estimating ofcourse, just to give you guys a general idea. I wanted a playful board that's flexible and light enough to make uop for my not-so-great freestyle/park skills and dito ground tricks. On a good pow season I try to ride as much pow as I can, but usually that 30% is as good as it gets. No real jumping worth mensioning, just small kickers, the occasional 180, etc...
I thought I found what I needed in the Smokin' superpark, as a slightly less pricey alternative for a libtech TRS...But the damn online shop send me the traditional camber version instead of the ctx version I ordered. So it's on it's way back, and I'm back to square one
I thought Never Summer, and even libtech, would be over my budget, but I just found a NS 153 SL online for not much more than what the Superpark would have cost me.
-The SL is one cm monger than the smokin' superpark, which I consider to be a VERY slight advantage considering my weight and love for pow
-The SL is slightly setback, which could also come in handy for the gnarly backcountry trip I'm planning
-Sick graphics. Simple, but cool imo. Superpark: Not so much
Anything else I'm overlooking in terms of specs/tech? I don't suppose any of the two stands out in terms of overal quality? Also: Magnatraction vs vario power grip
Btw, If I manage to track down another Superpark CTX in the EU, it'll cost me at least as much as this SL I just spotted, so they should be around the same price point.
Thanks a lot.