In the market for a new snowboard, but do not really know where to start? We've done the research to maximize your thrill on the mountain by testing the latest crop of boards and limiting the list to four kick-ass options that will improve your crushing skills.
Whether for pure speed or halfpipe tricks, these snowboards give you better control.
Bryan Iguchi Pro Camber
Inspired by the skateboards of the 80s, improved The wide nose of the Guch, the buoyancy of the powder and the vaulting makes the board prone to steep mountain ranges.  [$600; evo.com ]
While the graphics pay homage to former Burton boards, Deep Thinker has built the latest technology in: a carbon fiber layer keeps it light and adds jumps and olies.
The deck of the Attack Banana combines a traditional curvature on the edges for an aggressive ride reverse, cresscent-shaped bend between the feet for the dream of a freestyler.
[$590; lib-tech.com ]
With one shorter toe edge and a longer side on the heel, the Space Case turns smooth. A front nose that is the same length as the tail means the travel switch is also a breeze.