Board: Telos Chillum
Camber Option: Park Camber. That camber 2.0 with the flat center.
Bindings: K2 Indy
Stance: 21.5 wide 15 negative 12 goofy
Boots: K2 Thraxis Size 10
My Weight: 195lbs
Resort: Copper Mountain
Conditions: Sunny bluebird park laps with the occasional groomer cruiser thrown in for good measure as well as a little bit of powder hounding.
Flex: This board fits right in the middle of the spectrum for a park board. You have an immense sweet spot in the tip and tail that really lets you flex the board then you have a stiffer section under foot. The torsional flex is highly abundant and you can twist this board in any direction.
Stability: This board is moderately stable. You’ll feel some chatter under foot from the nose and tail vibrating at high speeds. In rutted out terrain it does bend and flex with every contour. It can get bucked around if you’re not staying on top of it but that’s to be expected for a mid flexing park board.
Ollies: There’s snap in this board that is easily initiated. It’s not completely effortless, but it’s a bit more laid back than most. The rebound is there and you’ll pop with ease. Don’t expect this board to be one of those blast you to the moon boards, but don’t sweat ollieing a slow sign either.
Pop On Jumps: This board is at home on jumps it is one of those boards that amplifies what the lip is doing. I will say that the medium line is probably where it’ll be the most comfortable while it can still handle the large line.
Butterability: The sweet spot in the tip and tail is immense. You can put your whole weight over this and feel locked in. It will have a little rebound to it but not enough that you’re fighting it the whole way.
Jibbing: Personally I think this is where this board shines. That sweet spot in the tips locks in so well on presses and having camber dominance lets it hug features when you get sideways. Slow speed or high speed jibbing this thing has you covered.
Carving: This sidecut does not suck. It can rip a hard carve when you want it or it can be more laid back when you’re feeling extra lazy. It rolls from edge to edge perfectly and only on icy terrain did it feel like it wasn’t fully engaging. But in soft snow it just laid a trench when I needed it to.
Rider in Mind: Park guy that’s doing it all.
Personal Thoughts: Last year this was a new model from a new brand. It was meh, it wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t great. This year they fixed some of the issues and it is a far superior board. That sweet spot in the tips makes for a board that is highly pressable yet still has enough rebound to go hit jumps.
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