Newbie All Around!!
Hey guys, decided to take the leap from skiing to snowboarding. Going to give it my first attempt this weekend.
A little about myself, I'm a 37 year old Canadian, 6'4', 220lbs. I know I should probably rent equipment first, but I'm opting to buy used as it's $30+ each time to rent and I don't plan on giving up after my first try.
I was hoping for some input from the community as to what type and size of board I should be starting out on.
I've done some searching on my local used goods for sale sites and have come across the following boards and bindings I am thinking of picking up.
Sims FS400WD Austria series 156cm w/ UpLink bindings
Elan Spectra 65 162cm w/ Liquid bindings
Ride National Series 163cm w/ Ride bindings
Deeluxe LDX59 158cm w/ Ride bindings
LTD 163cm (not sure of series as poster hasn't replied back yet) w/ LTD bindings
I plan to do mainly just mountain runs with the possibility of progressing to the odd jump here and there. Park time may come later if I get hooked.
Thanks in advance and I look forward to reading up on all things board!!