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Snowboard length calculation

How do I choose the board length in the store wuthout ever riding it?

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  • Osian Owen Feb 23, 2009

    i am trying to find out what snow board length is best for mee. im 6ft 1in, 88kg and an intermediate rider. i will be doing mostly freeride boarding, and all mountain. i have tried various board calculators on the web and they all give mee various answers. your help would bee very helpfull,

    thanks,

    osh

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"Your height (inches) x 2.54 x 0.88 = Suggested Board Length Rider Height Range of Board Length 4 Feet 109cm 4'2"" 114 -120cm 4'4"" 115 - 125cm 4.6"" 118 - 135cm 4.8"" 120 - 135cm 4'10"" 125 - 140cm 5 Feet 130 - 142cm 5'2"" 135 - 145cm 5'4"" 140 - 148cm 5.6"" 145 -152cm 5'8"" 147 -155cm 5'10"" 154- 163cm 6'0"" 157-165cm 6'1"" 160-168cm 6'2""+ 159cm or greater"

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