The Mini Barbarian is a Bi-directional deck that is great for pushing, sliding, commuting, and simply carving down a hill. It features a 1 inch drop, and symmetrical standing platform to provide a lower and more stable ride height. It is a great deck for commuting, sliding, and learning. The Drops provide reference points to let you know where your feet are at all times. If you want the most board control possible, this is the board for you, and will make you feel more comfortable with speed once you get traveling on this Tsunami Tech board.