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This daily driver built to Helen Schettini’s specifications scooped up its third Good Wood gold for being predictable and easy to ride. “It spun quickly and buttered smooth in the park but also shredded the steeps,” a Good Wood gal enthused. The slightly directional shape has camber in the center and bumps to rocker in the tip and tail, which riders found to be mostly forgiving but often squirrely at high speeds. “I enjoyed the softer flex of this board overall—it ollied like a champ and held an edge really well but did me dirty when I landed just a little in the backseat,” our slimmest lady tester recounted. The UnderBite edges, which protrude slightly outside of bindings, also helped to lock in carves.

Length (cm) – Sidecut Radius (m) – Waist Width (cm)

146 – 6.7 – 23.9
149 – 6.9 – 24.1
152 – 7.1 – 24.2
155 – 7.3 – 24.4

Flex: 7/10

Camber: Directional Camrock (Setback camber in the middle, rocker toward the tips.)
(Flex is not standardized and differs by brand. The rating here is the best estimate of
the board’s flex.)

(Sidecut Radius: If you arced the tightest turn possible to make a complete circle, the sidecut radius would be the distance between the direct center of that circle and its rim, in meters. A board with a deeper sidecut would have a smaller radius and would generally make tighter turns. As the radius number increases, a board can be expected to make wider turns. Multiple numbers on the same length board means the radius is blended.)

Price: $499.00
Brand Name

Yes

Product Type
Style

All Mountain

Gender

Womens

Length

146, 149, 152, 155

Manufacturers URL

https://www.yesnowboard.com

Rad-Bad

Tester Quote: “She crushed most of the terrain I rode ’er through. Though a little soft for an aggressive all-mountain deck, she was still stable and preloaded powerful ollies.”

Product Showroom

No

Tested-Approved

No

Good Wood

Yes

Bang For Your Buck

No

Featured-product

NO

Guide Year

2017

Gallery ID

1000303653

Tester Quote: “She crushed most of the terrain I rode ’er through. Though a little soft for an aggressive all-mountain deck, she was still stable and preloaded powerful ollies.”

Good Wood 2017 Presented by evo.com

With hundreds of snowboards out there, how do you pick the best deck perfectly suited to the way you ride? Drop into our 2016-2017 Good Wood Board Test for the winning snowboards of the season. Our 30 unique testers spent eight days riding and rating more than 300 boards at Carinthia Parks of Mount Snow, Vermont, and the pistes and glades of Aspen Mountain, Colorado, and came to the consensus that these are the best boards. Each tester rides differently, so there's something to be said when a board stokes all who tried it. We've done away with the old price groupings and instead highlighted the two top-scoring boards in each category with the lowest prices and awarded them “Bang for your Buck” badges of approval. Now in its 18th year, our TransWorld SNOWboarding Good Wood test is the longest running and most prestigious board test on the planet.

How The Boards Are Scored

Shortly after shredding laps on each board, our testers input scores for different characteristics that measure each deck on a sliding scale. The Park and All-Mountain scorecards each have different criteria to pinpoint the strengths and weakness of each snowboard. We don't cut the boards open and examine the details, but the crew may have broken a deck or two… Go on, dive into the results and see all the winners.