As for curves, it doesn’t get any sexier: This sidecut is built to turn. Fun and snappy, the Heaven’s Gate makes concise work of any pitch you throw it on. Atomic’s 4Tix binding - one of the lightest on the market - and a foam core make it nimble and agile. Some testers felt it was too light and nervous at full throttle - and too turn-happy to be versatile. Most, though, found it to be fun and trustworthy. “These make ripping steeps a walk in the park,” said Wilde.