the balance is a dope board. How did you like the feel of it? you have to consider the feel you want , your riding style, and your ability level, just as much as your height and weight. for example if you are landing big in the flats you want a bigger board that is more stable for hard landings. If you want to focus on spinning you may want a shorter board for less swing weight. also some people like a loose feel to their board and some people like it to have more bite, but that can easly be changed by the fin size. the balance is a pretty loose board if i remember correct, all though i have always rode it without the center fins it may, hold more with the center fin in. In the liquidforce site they have a board chooser thingy i think. also check out www.buywake.com
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