Does height or weight matter more for snowboard size?

Weight definitely matters far more than height – although the height myth is very prevalent. I’m short as well and my snowboard looks pretty long, but it’s actually just right for my weight. I weigh 105 and ride a 145, which is actually on the longer end of what I can ride for all-mountain.

Does height matter for snowboard size?

Height. Whilst definitely not as important as weight, height is still somewhat of a factor – partly because a taller rider will weigh more than a shorter rider (with the same build). But also because the taller rider will typically have a wider stance (though not always).

How do you know if your snowboard is too small?

it’s about size and stiffness. if it’s a lil smaller but stiff enough for your weight, your fine. if it’s longer, but too soft you’ll get problems with bigger hits.

What happens if your snowboard is too long?

The wrong size board could make your board harder to control than it should be, hindering your improvement as a rider. A board that is too long becomes difficult to manouvre, too short and it will become unstable to ride as your speed gets higher.

Is it bad if your snowboard is too small?

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.

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.

How tall should a L9 sports snowboard be?

The L9 Sports Snowboard Size Chart is a great place to start. A good rule of thumb is for your board to stand at about chin height. You’ll want to keep in mind that recommended snowboard length varies based on your height and weight ratio.

What’s the average boot size of a snowboard?

Snowboard Width & Boot Size Chart Boot Size (US Men’s) — 5.0 – 7.5 7.0 – 9.5 8.5 – 10.5 Boot Size (US Women’s) Up to 6.0 6.0 – 8.5 8.0 – 10.5 10+ Board Waist Width (mm) 225-235 236-245 246-250 251-254 Snowboard Width Narrow / Women’s Regular Mid-Wide to Wide Mid-Wide to Wide