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I need a board that is flexible enough for...

I need a board that is flexible enough for me to do park, but when i want to straighten out down the mountain, i need stability for the speed. I ride in PA, and i want to buy either this deck or the Ride Machete... Any suggestions?

Also, i have an 11 size foot and am more comfortable riding a 156cm

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hey, i just bought the crush and it is very flexible and when you try and pop ollies it takes a little more energy than normal. i would get the Machete because the carbon 3 array will help with the pop and make it stable on the rest of the mountain with out sacrificing your flex. get the wide

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hey pat,
i'm in the same boat as you with the size 11 boot. I ride the crush just because i like the fact that it's more of a mid wide board. They also offer the machete in wide sizes as well which is cool and it has the same shape as the crush but its a bit stiffer due to the carbon array3. i can get away with riding the crush without it being to soft because i'm kinda scrawny(175lbs). I would say if you are weighing in more than that go with the machete, if under go crush. Either way i don't think either board will disapoint