Board: Ride Twinpig
Camber Option: Twin Hybrid Rocker. Twin camrocker.
Bindings: K2 Indy
Stance: 21.5 Wide 15 Negative 12 Goofy
Boots: K2 Thraxis Size 10
My Weight: 195lbs
Resort: Copper Mountain
Conditions: A mix of blue skies with pockets of clouds, slushy snow, firm snow, chunder snow, and ice.
Flex: This board comes in with a middle of the road flex for a park board. Pretty standard stuff. Softer tips, stiffer under foot, slightly softer in the middle, with a moderate about amount of torsional flex.
Stability: With the wider platform, flex, and camber profile you have a perfect combination for staying stable. You might feel a little chatter out in the tips at speeds but it never resonates fully back underfoot. If you hit some ice boulders or chunder in the run the board doesn’t get bucked but you will have some vibrations underfoot.
Ollies: This board has some OK snap in it. That wider platform really helps you set up and pop. You can easily load up the camber and it will snap. The rebound is there but it’s not the snappiest deck I’ve been on.
Pop On Jumps: Here’s where this board shines. That wider platform just gives so much pop to the board utilizing the surface area off the lip. You can turn small jumps into bigger ones.
Butterability: There’s flex in the tips and you do have a wider platform to get out over it. There will be some rebound right where the camber meets the rocker zone so be prepared to have it fight you just a hair. Otherwise this board can butter with the best of them.
Jibbing: I would say this board is definitely more suited to jumping than jibbing. But it gets the job done. You can lock into presses with a little effort and it will slide sideways through a feature just fine.
Carving: This board rails turns with ease. It actually transitions smoothing from toe to heel for being a wider board. On edge you can feel the power out of the tail as you drive into the center of the board. The sidecut is so dialed on this board.
Rider in Mind: Volume shifted loving freestyle rider.
Personal Thoughts: I didn’t love this board and I didn’t hate this board. It was a snowboard. I think the Superpig and Warpig are more my cup of tea. This board felt like riding a volume shifted Helix with a bit more flex, which was nice. I will say on jumps this board was super awesome.
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