Does weight matter for snowboards?

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Does weight matter for snowboards?

Obviously it’s best to be within the weight range for a board. Being towards the higher end of the range will let you ride the board in a more playful way. Being at the lower end of the range will make the deck ride more aggressively. As mentioned, if powder is in the mix, it’s hard to ride a board that’s too small.

What size snowboard should I get if I’m 5 11?

Snowboard Sizing Chart Based on Height

Rider Height (ft/in) Rider Height (cm) Snowboard Size (cm)
5’8″ 173cm 152-155
5’9″ 175cm 153-157
5’10” 178cm 154-159
5’11” 180cm 155-160

How to choose the right snowboard size for You?

Choosing the right snowboard size can be difficult. Often opinions vary on how long or how short to go. Here at Winter-Warehouse we have come up with a simple solution to finding your perfect board size. The first 3 things you always want to consider is your: Height , Weight, and Where You Spend your Time Riding.

Why do you need a smaller snowboard in Australia?

The added surface area will help you float above the snow much like a surfboard in water. Typically for the average rider in Australia we recommend a slightly smaller board compared to what we might recommend to someone traveling overseas. Below we have made a chart that will assist you in figuring out what snowboard size is right for you.

How big of an overhang do you need for a snowboard?

Ideally having some slight overhang of 1-2cm on either side with boots on. If your board is to wide you’ll find it much harder to turn onto your heal or toe as they are far from the edge.

What is the formula for snowboard board size?

The formula is as follows: Your Height (in inches) X 2.54 X 0.88 = Your Recommended Board Length. While this formula may seem like the absolute answer because it involves numbers, math and a bit of homework, it doesn’t mean you’re stuck with the number you get as a result.

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