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I was lucky enough to try the new Never Summer Women's Proto Type Two at Sierra at Tahoe’s demo day and again at another demo day. I tried a 139 (spring park day) and 142 (powder day). I am 5'2 with a small frame. If I had to choose one size I would go for the 139.

The all new Women’s Never Summer Type Two Proto is an all mountain asym twin. In my opinion there is nothing this board can’t handle. From warm spring park days to deep powder lines.

I was worried that this board would be too stiff since I was riding a flexy freestyle specific snowboard but this board is still fun and playful. It simply feels more stable. It is easy to spin and butter around on. I was able to spin 540s with ease.

The biggest change I noticed riding this board is how much easier it is to make a heel turn. This board has a deeper sidecut on the heel edge. It makes a huge difference. While riding my local mountain there were heel edge side hits that I could not get to before but on the Type Two Proto I have the speed and edge hold to get to those side hits. This is a game changer because it just gives me more opportunities. Simply put, you don't need to edge as hard and you feel more stable when making heel turns. Since I use less effort to make heel turns, I find it easier to ride switch as well.

I feel that this board did very well on rails and boxes. It was easy to 50/50 and keep straight. It also felt very stable and locked in on boardslides.

The TruGrit Topsheet looks amazing. It reminds me of sandpaper or grip tape. In the sun it looks like it sparkles or shimmers. I got a lot of compliments on how the board looks. You would think it would be more grippy than other topsheets but I felt it had about the same grip. Not that this matters since I am a huge fan of Crab Grabs, which I recommend with any board--they just make it easier to grab.

I love the pop of this board, not only off kickers and side hits but also getting up onto features. I could definitely ollie higher on this board. This amazing pop took me a little time to get used to but once I did, it was obviously a plus. I was able to boost higher without even trying. The board does the work for you.

This board floats on the powder like a dream even with my centered park stance. My back leg was not killing me even through I ride in Tahoe where the powder can be heavy at times.
It cuts right through the chop and chunder. It feels so stable and does NOT buck you around on the bumps. It is amazing to ride such a poppy board that still has great dampening. This is a hard combination to find in a board.

Bottom line, I want this board when it comes out next season. Out of all the boards that I demoed from Never Summer and other companies, it was by far my favorite.
 

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I knew the first time you posted this the review sounded a bit off and now I know why.

SPAM
 
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Honest review

Thanks for letting me know not to post this to both the Never Summer forum and the Women's snowboard forum. I am newer to Snowboardingforum.com, I first posted this review under Never Summer but then I found the Women's snowboard forum and was not sure if that was where I should have posted it in the first place. So I simply posted it again. It is my honest review and I honestly was not trying to SPAM. I was only trying to help other girls find a board. I will try to figure out how to take it off the Women's forum. Thanks again for helping me learn how to properly use snowboardingforum.com. You seem to know a lot and maybe you can help answer a question for me? It in the future, should I post reviews under the company or Women's? Thanks again.
 

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would probably get more views that matter under woman boards. I swear I saw you at bear mountain at the never summer tent too... either way, I agree with everything you said it is as if you were writing about the men's version.
 

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@SnowboardYoga While I certainly cannot speak for the moderators, I'd say post to both. Let the mod's decide where it ends. Someone may stumble upon it in one category and not the other. You gave a great review, which is something this forum needs more of. It definitely will help with all the "Which board should I buy" threads out there.
Just my 2 copper pieces.
 

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Thanks for letting me know not to post this to both the Never Summer forum and the Women's snowboard forum. I am newer to Snowboardingforum.com, I first posted this review under Never Summer but then I found the Women's snowboard forum and was not sure if that was where I should have posted it in the first place. So I simply posted it again. It is my honest review and I honestly was not trying to SPAM. I was only trying to help other girls find a board. I will try to figure out how to take it off the Women's forum. Thanks again for helping me learn how to properly use snowboardingforum.com. You seem to know a lot and maybe you can help answer a question for me? It in the future, should I post reviews under the company or Women's? Thanks again.
Still suspect! The only way to prove your innocence is to send selfies (preferably in yoga pants) to the following users:
@chomps1211
@timmytard
@MMslasher
@jae
@snowklinger
@poutanen

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Still suspect! The only way to prove your innocence is to send selfies (preferably in yoga pants) to the following users:
@chomps1211
@timmytard

:hairy:
It took only six posts to get to selfies and yoga pants! is this a new record?

jae i don't remember seeing this person. i don't know why anyone in tahoe would ever drive down to bear.
 

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It took only six posts to get to selfies and yoga pants! is this a new record?

jae i don't remember seeing this person. i don't know why anyone in tahoe would ever drive down to bear.
it was at the end of our trip, you were busy talking to that dad and kids while I was checking out all the girls. lol
 

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I don't think I've reached that level.

edit* to reach that lvl should I send rogue a PM?
Try me and see what happens :hairy:
 
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@SnowboardYoga While I certainly cannot speak for the moderators, I'd say post to both. Let the mod's decide where it ends. Someone may stumble upon it in one category and not the other. You gave a great review, which is something this forum needs more of. It definitely will help with all the "Which board should I buy" threads out there.
Just my 2 copper pieces.
I had to come read this thread after your dbag comments on the other thread. I guess that's just your posting style.
 

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I had to come read this thread after your dbag comments on the other thread. I guess that's just your posting style.
haha, I guess thanks for stalking my profile to find other posts I have commented on and then, bringing up nothing useful to the OT (original topic, I know reading comprehension is hard for you) .
 

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haha, I guess thanks for stalking my profile to find other posts I have commented on and then, bringing up nothing useful to the OT (original topic, I know reading comprehension is hard for you) .
Actually, smart guy, I'm more efficient than that. I checked rogue's posts... Seeing as how you referenced her comments, without indicating you made any of your own. I was curious how Miss Rogue, who is always nice, could have "scared" somebody away. Good theory though.
 
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