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What stance width does everybody use? I jib around in the park all day but when there is pow, you can find me in the trees. List your height and angles too. Thanks.

Height: 5'10"
Width: 24 inches
Angles: 15 -15
 

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Width:
The reference of the board unless it feels too narrow, then one notch wider.
Between 54-59 cm.

Angles:
15/-15 on asym twins,

18/-6 to- 12 on directional twins, up to

+30/+6 on freecarvers but only carving nice groomers. If I ride moguls or want some air I change to +24 to + 21 / -3 to -6
 

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5'8 / 172cm
23" / 58.5cm
18/-9 or 21/-6
 

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180cm (5'9)
60cm (23.6'')
12/-12

might experiment next year, a bit narrower stance on a Party Platter and just slighly more carvy angles on a Surfari (nothing as crazy as double forward!)
 

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I miss measured the stance width on my new board (capita Ultrafear 153). I'm actually at 22.5" on this one. Do you guys think that is too narrow? Or is 22.5 still on the wider side when it comes to stance widths?
 

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Height: 173 cm (5'8")
Stance Width: 21.5" to 23.5"
Angles: +15/-15, +21/-9 or +27/+9
 

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  • 5'10''
  • 18 degree offset
  • +24 / +6 for days when I want to spend more time carving across and uphill, than down
  • +15 / -3 for most "forward facing" days
  • +12 / -6 for switchy, spinny days
  • for more than a decade, used to ride max bolts (so what, 24.5in on most decks?), then "narrowed" to 23.5 last couple of seasons
  • am looking to narrow to 21.5 for carving / 22.5 for switch and spinning, next season (because I am incredibly doubtful that this season will be a go-ahead, in Australia, unfortunately)
 

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180cm
Normal board
  • No idea of stance width but I go to the second last bolt place for both feet, for all types of riding.
  • 15/15 I like riding switch so need to be neutral on a true twin board
Powder board
  • front and rear foot all way back
  • 15 front, 9 back
 

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5'8
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12,-12 on everything
20.625" to 21.5" depending on the board.

I was at 22.25" for a long time then started experimenting. The narrower I went, the better it felt. I was also able to take some angle off the front foot. Shortening my stance made a positive difference in how camber boards ride.
 

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175cm (5'9")
64kg (140lbs)
54cm (21.5")
+15 -15

Thinking about experimenting more slight duck or forward stances for when I'm on a directional/powder board.
 

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5'7" / 170 cm
155 lbs / 70 kg
20" to 20.5"/ 508 mm to 521 mm
+18° 0°

Interestingly, the 2020 Rossignol Sushi 144 I just bought has a minimum stance width of 20.5", despite the fact it has a minimum weight rating of 110 lbs. I'd expect a lot of 110 lb riders to be in the 5' to 5'4" range, and 20.5" might be a bit on the wide side for some riders of that height.

Here are Jones' recommendations:



This website recommends narrower:

153378
 

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I put both bindings all the way back on my Sushi 145cm in powder, I find its bouncier but requires less effort to lift the nose. I'm 81kg's and 180cm.
 
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