Should You Choose Wakeboard Gear Based on Height?

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How does height factor into choosing wakeboard gear?

Should You Choose Wakeboard Gear Based on Height?

Height is an important factor to consider in choosing wakeboard gear but there are other considerations as well. The length of a wakeboard is most notably associated with height but other factors can override height. Most wakeboards come in a variety of lengths and for each length the manufacturer provides height range recommendations. Riding style may, however, dictate the use of a longer or shorter board than recommended for a particular height. A shorter board may allow for more control on complicated tricks while a longer board may provide a more comfortable landing on big air jumps.



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