To Agrelon- Snapped no. Creased yes. It seems to be accepted nowadays that a boards lifespan is only a season or two! --- WHAT new materials? Have they finally perfected ever lasting non ladder nylons? --- To Mark H- Yes, the new quad does seem to be strongly built. [The same reasoning as the original Evo perhaps?] --- To Davide- I fear you've hit the nail on the head! The market is obssessed with light weight because everybody seems themselves as radical hotshots! Am I the only one content to be labelled ordinary?