Based out of their store in Fleet, Hampshire, The Snowboard Shop welcome local and national customers alike and offer a killer range of the best riding snowboards out there. They take their product testing seriously and a member of staff can be found at most products tests there are. We caught up with Head Honcho Darren Williams to check out his favourites for 2017.
DARREN WILLIAMS, THE SNOWBOARDSHOP.CO.UK
‘One of my go-to boards for a variety of conditions and although this is not a Powder specific board, the Jones Mountain Twin handled the conditions super well. It’s a stiff(ish) All-Mountain snowboard that is just as happy hitting warp speed through soft snow as it is playing on natural side hits and on icy groomer. Certainly one board to do it all’
‘Responsive, comfortable with the best ratchets on the market. It really irritates me when you try and do the toe ratchet up on a set of bindings and it slips. The Cartel have ‘Double Take’ ratchets which click into a double sided ladder and so they won’t slip. Rad’