Donny Diamond’s Review: Bataleon AirobicBy Nick Lipton • Sep 20th, 2010 • Category: Features, Just Teasers, Latest, Reviews
In the wild world of snowboard technology, product progression, bells and whistles and innovative technologies the Bataleon Snowboarding brand has always stood their ground as a “different” type of board maker. Their patented triple base technology has been a staple feature for years, but lately new age selling points like reverse camber have creeped their way in as well. This board though, the Bataleon Airobic, is an original camber rider’s wet dream. In an industry that has changed the jib board from a softer and wider park board to an all out noodle many riders unwilling to jump on the reverse camber train will find comfort knowing the Bataleon Airobic is as regular camber as it gets. With regular camber, triple base technolgy (honestly helps the speed and sharpness of your turns) and a soft flex pattern this is one board that can not only hold a press, but will be more stable off larger jumps and less chattery when pointing it down the hard pack. If you want a more well rounded and versatile shred stick that is still capable of pressing and popping in the jib park this might be the board for you. Think of it as your all-in-one, 100-day-a-year-type board. I wouldn’t take it to Alaska, and it’s not the softest board on the market, but it’s a solid snowboard that not only holds up under pressure, but allows for tweaking, pressing and sliding as well.
If you’re looking for a board that you can take all over the hill, learn everything from the big spins to the tech presses, or just aren’t interested in reverse camber than the Bataleon Airobic is something you should truly conisider.
Sizes: 147, 151, 155, 159
Official schpeil: No leotards or sweatbands here, this Airobic is strictly meant for on-snow workouts that will let you bend and flex like never before. Built on TWIN.TBT combined with a nice soft flex ratio makes this Airobic the ultimate jib stick. Our patented Triple Base Technology preloads your tail with serious Power Pop for explosive Ollie’s. This board is perfect if you ride park and street while still holding it’s own on the slopes. Yeah for it!
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