A good-looking adult model that comes in a variety of sizes to suit the needs of almost any rider. Earns praise for being lightweight, flexible, and easy to maneuver. Comes in several styles.
On the higher end of the price range. Not ideal for novices, though it's not too difficult to master with a little experience.
Stands out for being customizable, as beginners will appreciate being able to design their own graphics for the board. Made for beginners age 5 to 15. Sturdy build.
The bindings aren't nearly as tough as the board and have been reported by numerous unhappy consumers to break.
This snowboard is a good choice for older kids who are ready to advance from the basics to taking some air, since this is made for ages 9 and up. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty.
Bindings could be sturdier and don't provide a good fit for all kids, especially those with smaller feet.
Built for adults with a slim design that's ideal for smaller feet to maneuver. Radius 2 flat provides excellent lift even in deep snow. 6/10 flex rate is ideal for park use.
May lack responsiveness for free-riding, as it's built for riding in park-type settings. Not designed for most children.
A great choice for youngsters, as it has a rugged build, bindings that adjust as kids grow, and brightly colored graphics. Designed for ages 5 through 8. Affordable.
Parental guidance is necessary for novices, as it has a learning curve and may be difficult for some kids to control.
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