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Old 02-05-2013, 07:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi. I love snowboarding yet know nothing about any of it.. I consider myself an advanced noob.. but I am looking for a board, boots and bindings for my completely noob girfriend..
She ways 100 lbs .. she is 1.57 m tall .. rides goofy ..boot size 6... budget $400 max $500
I have and love Burton custom flying V .. but am open to all brands..
she will never be doing crazy stuff.. she just wants a pretty.. good board that will be easy for a beginner yet last her for hopefully several years.
please help
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I got my sis a Rossignol Tesla last season and she loves it. It is mostly rocker, so easy for a beginner but what I was really amazed by was how light this thing is. I feel like with newbies (especially ladies) lugging a heavy board around the hill is a pain. Throw some nice light bindings on there and she will enjoy for sure. We put Burton Scribe bindings on it. My sis actually progressed incredibly fast on it... faster than I did when I started. I had her on intermediate runs on her third day, and when it snowed a bit the rocker made it easier to float and turn.

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Old 02-05-2013, 10:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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One of my favorite boards right now is a K2 Eco Lite. I wish i wouldve learned on one. It's a flat board with a bit of rocker in the ends. Its just about impossible to catch an edge and super lightweight. Dont know about where it lands on cuteness....
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Old 02-05-2013, 11:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Is that a $400-$500 budget for just the deck or the whole package?
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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oh... sorry.. just for the board
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks so much for the info!!! this forum thingy really works!!!
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Last year we got my girlfriend a Burton Feather with some Flow bindings and it has been a perfect set up for her to learn on. I would recommend that board to any girl.

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