Snowboard Life Top 25: Ride Profile

“Turns on a dime and gives you nine-cents change,” says Product Manager John O’Connor of the Profile. A board-test veteran, this model uses M1 woodcore construction, which eliminates weight without softening the board.

A good ride for advanced to expert snowboarders, the Profile is the number-one choice of Ride’s pro team. Kurt agrees, stating, “This board is the all-around choice for the more technical rider.”

The Profile’s unique design features more sidewall in the center of the board where your feet (and weight) are, tapering out at the nose and tail. This design allows for quick turning and grippy edge hold, while the lighter tail is great for jumping.

For more info on this board click here for the 2001 Buyer’s Guide Setup Selector.

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