We rode this board on sheet ice in a white out so our first-hand experience is rather limited. However, even in those conditions, you could tell that the Sleepwalker was a playful FUN snowboard & unlike many softer jibby boards it held an edge well on the ice.
Here's Salomon have to say about this Board
The Sleepwalker is a park and jib board designed to match the riding style of Pro rider Tommy Gesme. A mid-soft flex paired with Rock Out Camber allows for a playful ride that locks into rails and provides definitive pop off jumps. Royal Rubber Pads are placed underfoot for a smooth ride with added protection against sidewall blow outs
Rock Out Camber features a flat zone between the feet for tracking into jumps and rails, camber underfoot for stability, and rocker in the tip and tail for easy presses.
Popster features a milled core underfoot, providing a natural flex beneath your feet and loading energy into the nose and tail for explosive pop.
Royal Rubber Pads are strategically placed in the sidewall to provide suspension and dampening on hard pack days while also protecting the edge from blow outs.
This Salomon Snowboard is packed full of Salomon Tech. We have listed below what tech is in this board & what it should do!
BOARD PROFILE: Rock Out Camber
Flat between your bindings for stability, Camber near the feet for response and rocker in the tip/tail for a playfulness that won't catch you out
SIDECUT: EQ Rad
Equalizer straight lines and Radial lines blended together for the perfect balance of agility and fun.
The core is strategically milled inside of the insert packs, allowing the board to flex more naturally underfoot and transfer energy into the nose and tail for added pop.
SHAPE: True Twin
Freestyle specific: Identical tip/tail lengths, symmetrical core profiling, flex and a centered binding stance.
FIBER & RESIN: BA MD fiberglass
Medium density European-made fiberglass layers guarantee a consistent quality level, for light and lively boards.
FIBER & RESIN: BioBased 30
This bio-epoxy resin is made with 28% of its molecular structure derived from plants.
BASE MATERIAL: Sintered
An industry standard for quality sintered base materials. Provides a moderate balance between the speed created by a hard surface and good wax retention.
CORE TYPE: Aspen Strong
CNC-selected high-density wood strips for the inserts and rail zones results in improved impact resistance and a predictable flex from opening day to spring slush.
BASE FINISHING: Medium stone finish
A medium structure finish that improves our fast sintered base glide. Quicker in all snow conditions, from cold morning corduroy to spring slush.
BASE FINISHING: Natural wax
A paraffin-free wax compound made from natural ingredients. A non-pollutant compound held to the highest standards of glide speed.
EDGE FINISHING: Freestyle EB
Equipped from the factory with a 2-degree bevel around the nose and tail and a 3-degree bevel between the feet, providing a balance of edge hold and forgiveness on rails.
SUSPENSION: Royal Rubber Pads
Soft Royal Rubber blocks inserted into the high-pressure zones of Salomons ABS Sidewalls dampen vibration and mellows the big impacts.