BATALEON GLOBAL WARMER 2018-2019 SNOWBOARD REVIEW We could probably count on one hand the number of high-quality, high-spec park boards out there with a mellow flex - and we’d save the biggest finger for the Bataleon Global Warmer snowboard. Proving yet again that stiffer doesn’t always mean better, it’s back in the Whitelines 100 for 2018/19. The most noticeable difference from previous years is the shape of the nose and tail. Will they make much difference to your riding? Nope, but they suit the GW’s twin destroyer personality down to the ground. As for what you can’t see, there’s a hollow carbon tube running from one set of inserts to the other. While not making a big difference to the board’s end-to-end flex, it nevertheless releases a bit more energy when it’s pop time. The usual carbon stringers between the two edges are still there, concentrated on either side of the bindings to give each foot a rigid platform. Edge changes are quicker and more stable, which is ideal when you’re staring down the XL booter line. Read more at --- Since the magazine first started in 1995, Whitelines has been about one thing - spreading the love of snowboarding as far as possible. Gear reviews, exotic travel destinations and tonnes of snowboarding knowledge and advice - you'll find it all and more right here on our YouTube channel and at Join Whitelines on Facebook Here - Follow Whitelines on Instagram Here -

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