New for this season, MLY’s Bi-Polar was quick to find its way into the coveted top two-five. Makes sense, as the design team was going for what Product Manager Paolo Dabbeni The soft-booted Italian resurfaces! calls a “happy medium” between freeride and freestyle.

While it is a board for all seasons, testers found the BP rocked hardest on the freestyle/resort side of freeride¿staking claim to the park and pipe.

A stout, performance-oriented flex and a damn-deep sidecut make the Bi-Polar hum; it bangs out short turns like no other.

With the stiffness comes a big payback in stability (and in landing jumps), but most testers¿from Robyn to Kevin¿found it too stiff to be truly versatile.

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