With a soft refined flex pattern the S.O.B. is a pure park performer. However taken out of it’s park element and faced with a boat wake, and it’s flex dissipates energy upon landing allowing less abuse on your body and longer sets.
Sure a beginner will be able to turn laps on the board, but the S.O.B. was designed for maximum performance under advanced and pro riders. The subtle contouring along the rails provides, helps hold and edge upon approach, and the tip and tail channels help the rider effortlessly lock into nose and tail presses.