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Snowboard Review: 11-12 Never Summer Proto CT

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Proto CT with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 152cm. First Impression: The middle of the road between the SL and the Evo Weight: Average Flex: The Proto CT is definitely a mix between the SL and Evo.  The flex is torsinally softer so you can on edge quicker but also...

09 Feb 7:18 AM 23 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Capita Totally Fk'n Awesome

[singlepic id=12332 w=150 h=181 link="http://www.shayboarder.com/2011/08/shayboarders-2012-top-picks.html" float=right] Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers Setup: I rode the Capita Totally Fk'n Awesome with Union Atlas bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The name of the totally fk'n awesome was definitely on point...it is ...

07 Feb 7:53 AM 71 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Never Summer Evo

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked snow conditions that softened up during the day with bluebird skies. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Evo with Union Force bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The evo is still that board I enjoy riding and getting back on for a good all around ride. Weight: average Flex: In 09-10 the evo was softened up a bit and in...

13 Apr 6:54 AM 72 Read More...

Boards I've owned 1995-2007

I've owned 16 boards that I can remember...these are boards that I have bought or given to me for free. Boards I've owned from 95-00:This period of my life is when I was oblivious to anything I rode and really didn't keep track either. I have some pictures but some photos I don't have. It is funny to see the equipment that I started to learn to ride on compared to what you have now. Times have changed...but still ...

16 Oct 10:24 PM 4 Read More...

2007-2008 Snowboard Review

This review will be updated throughout the season as I demo and test more 07/08 bindings. Each review is judged by the same standard and for the majority of reviews I used my own boots (some exceptions). During demos I try to stick to riding the same size board of 157-159cm with the exception of some female boards which come in smaller sizes. I have the weight to back up riding a men's board, however I do try to r...

08 Oct 10:11 AM 37 Read More...

2006-2007 Snowboard Review

These reviews were done over a period of time, from 05-06 season in Washington to the early 06-07 season in Colorado. Each review is judged by the same standard and for the majority of reviews I used my own boots (some exceptions). During demos I try to stick to riding the same size board of 157-159cm with the exception of some female boards which come in smaller sizes. I have the weight to back up riding a men's ...

10 Sep 1:29 PM 7 Read More...