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How small can I go?

I'm 6'2 and an athletic 200 lbs. Saw this sweet deal: DC Biittner SE Snowboard from Dogfunk.com

Conventional wisdom tells me this board is too small, but how small can I really go? I currently have a 161.5 TRice and a 160 Jibsaw, both of which ride well for me.

Obviously it would be a park deck for me, but I dont want to make me wash out on landings or be too limited. Thanks for the help guys.
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I'm 6ft, 210-215 lbs and regularly ride a 157 midwide as a park deck. I own a few 156s one of which was my primary deck last year. I would ride 161-163 for all-mountain if I had a dedicated stick for that sort of riding. I think you'll be fine.


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6'3", 200 lbs riding a 157 NS Proto here. I have size 11 boots and board width is more of a factor of how small I will go. I also have a 161.5 T. Rice for really snowy or steep days.
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Thanks for the advice guys, good to know I have some more options to chose from now.
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6'7" 210 and for fun i'm riding a 158w bataleon this year. and it is fun
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6'3", 198lbs according to the scale yesterday, and a size 13 boot. I spent the beginning of the season on a 156 and it was fine. I wouldn't want to go much smaller though, unless of course I stop drinking beer and eating sweets so I can get back down to a svelte 180lbs.

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