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rdlangston13 10-15-2011 2:56 PM

Board Size Help
what size board is needed for someone who is about 5'6 130??

behindtheboat 10-16-2011 8:21 PM

What type of riding? Big mountain, faster speeds, prob 151ish. Beginner on a smaller hill, or park riding, 145-148

wazzy 10-17-2011 11:14 AM

what size is your foot? usually around size 11 you want a wider board.

Shooter 10-18-2011 12:40 PM

Generally the board should come to your chin for a smaller board (park rider) or to the top of your head (free ride mountain)ůMany board companies offer a "wide" model if you have big feet. A wider board generally has a slower edge to edge response. A shorter board generally doesn't hold a edge as well on groomers or float as well on powder. To me stiffness is also a big factor. I would suggest you demo a board or two before buying.

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