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Never Summer Aura
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award 
Price $510 List$499.95 at Backcountry
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Pros Great stability, tons of floatFantastic all-around board, great in powderUnmatched pop, great edge hold, supremely stableGreat for big mountain, cuts through anything, phenomenal for carvingGreat value, supremely stable at high speeds
Cons Second-rate pop, so-so playfulnessNot the best beginner boardNot the best board for powderHeavy, not for anyone who likes softer boardNot as much pop as other boards
Bottom Line This stiffer big mountain board is great for carving or for anyone who likes to scream down groomersThis is one of our absolute favorite all-mountain boardsEarning one of the top scores we have seen to date, we highly recommend this boardThe Burton Story Board is a fantastic choice for aggressive, hard-charging freeridersIf you want a top-notch all-mountain board without paying a premium price, the Klassy is the one for you
Rating Categories Never Summer Aura Yes. Hel Yes - Women's Gnu Ladies Choice Family Tree Story Board GNU Klassy
Edge Hold (25%)
9
9
9
9
8
Powder Performance (20%)
9
9
8
9
8
Stability (20%)
9
9
9
9
9
Playfulness (20%)
8
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7
8
Pop And Jumping (15%)
8
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Specs Never Summer Aura Yes. Hel Yes -... Gnu Ladies Choice Family Tree Story... GNU Klassy
Shape Directional Directional Asymmetrical Directional twin Directional
Camber/Rocker Hybrid Hybrid Hybrid Camber Hybrid
Flex 6-8/10 6/10 4/10 5-8/10 6.5/10
Tested Length 150 155 148.5 152 155
Measured Weight (Tested Length) 5.7 lbs. 5.4 lbs. 5.6 lbs. 5.8 lbs. 6.2 lbs.
Available Lengths 143, 146, 148, 150, 152, 155, 157 146, 149, 152, 155 142.5, 145.5, 148.5, 151.5, 153.5 142, 147, 152 145, 148, 151, 155
Construction Type Sandwich Sandwich Sandwich Sandwich Sandwich
Core Material NS SuperLight Wood Core Wood Aspen/ Colombian Gold/ Polonia (Wood) FSC Certified Super Fly II 700G Aspen/ Paulownia
Waist Width 23.7 24.5 24.2 24.5 24.7
Radius 7.42 7.3 8.2/7.9 7.2 8
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