Rider Bio: Forest Bailey

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Rider Bio: Forest Bailey

Vermont has pumped out its share of technical rail riders in it’s day, including the likes of Chris Rotax, Yale Cousino and most recently Forest Bailey. Sweeping up rail jam titles across the country for the past few years, Bailey is on a mission to tackle all the metal in his path.

Stance: Goofy

Home Mountain: Northstar

Board: Gnu Park Pickle 150

Boot: New Balance

Binding: Gnu Backdoor

Outerwear: 686

Goggle: Drop

By | 2010-09-19T23:56:39+00:00 September 19th, 2010|Riders, Snowboarder Bio's|4 Comments

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  1. Ryan October 10, 2011 at 10:54 pm - Reply

    Hey, noticed Forest rides a 150, was wondering what his height is? Im looking into the Forest bailey pickle and was wondering if a 150 would be too small im 5’10 and weigh 160, thanks, cheers!

    • danaw October 11, 2011 at 5:39 pm - Reply

      Hey Ryan, I have no idea what the stats are on the Forest. You could get away with riding a 150 but the board is going to feel pretty soft and if you hit any jumps the board will be more likely to wash out on you. I would recommend getting something around a 154 at a min.

  2. kryshaun March 19, 2012 at 1:14 pm - Reply

    yo ryan, I am 5 foot 10 inches I weigh 165 and I am riding a 151 capitia horrorscope. youll have no problem on a 150. Im throwing 7s and 9s off kickers and at first i was washing out a lot but once you understand the board youll have no problem throwing down plus its fun for jibbing with a shorter board. I would give it a go if i were you

  3. NICK July 8, 2012 at 1:25 pm - Reply

    Hey ryan, i am 5ft 10 and i have no problem riding my 150 park pickle on jumps, rails, or back country, im sure you will be fine no worries!

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