What is there to say about Academy Snowboard’s Graduate Series? This board is a pure powerhouse. I’ve never ridden a snowboard that is as fun or charges as hard as The Graduate. With the stance set back, this thing will handle the deepest days at Mt. Baker but is still playful enough to have fun cruising the cat tracks. Traditional regular camber makes this a sturdy snowboard that can take on the biggest cliffs and has enough pop to get you up and over all the SLOW signs on the hill. I’m always the smallest guy in my crew, but when I’m riding The Graduate, you can catch me passing all the homies in the flats – this thing smashes!