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Academy Merit Snowboard 157

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  • All Mountain
  • Directional
  • Camber
  • Camber

Description: Academy Merit Snowboard 157

If you are an advanced freestyle rider looking for a new tool to shred the mountain with this season, checkout the Academy Merit snowboard. Featuring a tip-to-tail aspen and poplar wood core wrapped with a carbon infused fiberglass for maximum strength and flex this board is an all star anywhere on the mountain. With directional geometry and a camber, plus ABS sidewalls the Merit is a highly stable and durable board that can cut into ice or plow through powder while allowing you complete control. Plus it has a sintered base that has great wax retention so you get to spend more time on the mountain instead of prepping your board.

Key Features of The Academy Merit 157cm Snowboard:
  • Hybrid construction: The best of both worlds. Tip to tail wood core combined with ABS sidewall along the effective edge for added edge hold ad durability transitioning to a capped tip and tail allowing for maximum ease in the transition into and out of turns.
  • Directional Geometry: Uniquely shaped tip and tail combined with a set backstance creates a board for high speeds and stability
  • Tip to tail wood core:
  • Light weight Canadian aspen wood core with poplar strings through the inserts for maximum strength, consistent flex pattern and ensure maximum longevity
  • Stainless 10MM inserts: 10MM stainless steel inserts are super strong, light and won''t rust. 1/2 spaced inserts patterns-guarantee the rider to dial in the perfect stance.
  • Carbon cord fiberglass weave: carbon fiber cords woven directly into the tri-ax fiberglass during production fuses the carbon and fiberglass as one. eliminating flat spots where traditional carbon strips begin and end. The Carbon Cord Fiberglass Weave (CCFW) delivers a true stiffer curve from tip to tail and increases memory camber.
  • Sintered 4000UHMW: Sintered ultra high molecular weight base has excellent absorption, resulting in grater speeds without compromising durability, making it easy to maintain
  • Terrain ratings: Mountain: 10, Park: 10, Street: 7, Pipe: 10
  • Flex: 8.5
  • Dimensions
    Length (cm)
    Effective Edge (cm) 122.00
    Tip Width (cm) 29.70
    Tail Width (cm) 29.70
    Waist Width (cm) 25.10
    Sidecut (m) 7.7


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    • "All Terrain Beast"

      Pros: Very stable at high speeds, good ollie pop, best graphic Cons:

      My favorite graphic from my favorite childhood book! It handled awesome riding mountains in Tahoe and I can hit street rails on it! What more can you ask for in a board! I love this board!

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