Lib Tech Skate Banana 156 - Snowboards: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Lib Tech Skate Banana 156 - Snowboards: Reviews

   Photo: Mark Wiens


Lib Tech has abandoned traditional geometry and camber design to create a new rocker shape. The result? The Skate Banana has tremendous edge hold and is controlled directly under your balance point, making turns effortless on hardpack. And thanks to its detune-friendly Magne-Traction sidecut, it yielded catch-free balance while pressing boxes, jibs, and rails. A slightly stiffened tip and tail increased pop out of ollies and provided extra stability on landings.

Bonus: The new shape naturally butters well.

Bummer: Some testers found it a little squirrelly, calling it

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