The snowboards that have earned a coveted place on Jonathan Mael’s list of the season’s best include two all-mountain, two freeride, and two freestyle.
Avid snowboarders can radically simplify their winter gear shopping, because snowboarding enthusiast Jonathan Mael has researched hundreds of makes and models to reveal what he believes are the top six snowboards in 2021.
“What makes an average snowboard into a great snowboard? Obviously, a big part of the answer depends on who is asking the question — because the needs of a beginner won’t be the same as the needs of an experienced snowboarder,” commented Jonathan Mael. “Overall, however, the best snowboards have some core aspects in common, including superior performance, build quality, and design. After all, it can take an hour to get up a slope,