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Rippin' Rider Review: Airboard
Mike, age 13, from Old Lyme, Connecticut, had a chance to take the Airboard for a spin. The family hit the snow during a big Vermont blizzard. Mike shared his Airboard with his sister, even his dad went for a few slides. Here's what they had to say about the Airboard.
Functionality of the product: The product worked as it should. It was fun and fast.
Ease of use:
It is easy to blow up and take down. And when using the Airboard, the handles make it easy to carry up the hill. I also like the handles for riding and steering.
Improvements on design?
Can't think of anything.
How is it made?
It is made of raft material so it seems like it is much sturdier and well-made. I think it will last much longer than the other blow up sleds for the mountain. I think it will last a while because of what it is made of and because it easily deflates and can be stored well.
We had a huge snowstorm in Vermont in January and my family and I took the Airboard out at 9:00 at night in the middle of the storm. We made jumps and trails on the hill outside our condo at Okemo Mountain in Ludlow VT. We took the Airboard over the ramps, in between the trees and down the mounds of snow and hills. I used it like I do a body board in the ocean and loved the ride! Even my dad was riding it.
It was very durable and handled it stumps and rocks and the road very easily with no holes. I used it in my backyard in Vermont were this is a nice hill in the fresh powder and it was awesome.
I thought the design was awesome and all my family members enjoyed it a ton. It is a fantastic product.