Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mountains of Mordor
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Well now, this is an interesting one. A girl, riding a board too gnarly for most dudes, and you're under weight by about 65 pounds for the size you're on. The fact you can even ride the deck is impressive. I can't help but beg you to drop everything else you're doing and focus on snowboarding cause there are only a handful of girls on the planet that could properly ride a Flagship weighing what you do. That takes strength and great fundamentals.
Anyway, I'm curious what size boot you wear. Being that this is going to be your carving groomer board your ability to get it up on edge is going to be key and something better optimized for a womes foot is going to make a big difference.
For starters these are the womens boards I'd point you towards: Ride Farrah, K2 Eco Lite, Salomon Idol, something from APO (ask them at the tent), Nitro Fate Flat, or Jones is making the Mothership which is the narrower slightly softer Flagship which would be that much easier to pick up on edge and put into a carve.
Though you may not get to demo one, based on what you ride now I would strongly suggest you look into Venture snowboards. One of the best brand I've had the fortune to meet and they do nothing but make stiff freeride decks. You pick waist widths so you wouldnt really be buying a "girls" board, but just a freeride board with a proper waist width for your size.
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