2013 Good Wood Snowboards

When it comes to Snowboard tests and reviews, the TransWorld Good Wood Awards are by far the most recognized and highly anticipated board test of the year. Over a six day period a solid group of 18 riders took Mt Bachelor like fish to water.   The crew of miscreants tested hundreds of the worlds best board and after a long deliberation only a few survived.  The 2013 Good Wood award winning snowboards are now out, so what are you waiting for? Get yours new deck before there are all gone.

Good Wood Snowboards Over $450

Capita Black Snowboard Of Death 

Good Wood winner of the Over $450 All-Mountain snowboards category.

Features of the Capita The Black Snowboard

  • P2 SUPERLIGHT Core
  • Custom Weave – Basalt Fiberglass Configuration
  • 4 x 20mm Basalt V Tech Reinforcements
  • Wax Infused Rotation Sintered Speed Base
  • New Age Directional Sidecut with Death Grip™
  • Silkscreened + Die Cut Base Graphics
  • PLT Topsheet Technology
  • 360 Degree Steel Edges
  • Full ABS Sidewalls With Silkscreened Graphics
  • 4 x 2 Inserts
  • Aluminum Logo Base Inlay
  • Waist Width (cm): 25.30 (156), 25.6 (159), 25.9 (162), 26.2 (165)

Gnu Impossible A.S.S. Pickle

Good Wood winner of the Over $450 All-Mountain snowboards category.

Features of the GNU Impossible A.S.S Snowboard:

  • Twin Asym Sym Sync.
  • Freestyle Shape And Geometries
  • Elliptical Banana Camber Combo
  • Magne Traction
  • Magnesium Fiber
  • Columbian Gold Eco Core
  • Bio Beans Topsheet
  • Glow In The Dark Sidewalls
  • Sintered Speed Base
  • Flex 5-7 Depending On Size
  • Waist Width (cm): 25.1 (152), 25.3 (155), 25.5 (159)

K2 Happy Hour Snowboard

Good Wood winner of the Over $450 Park snowboards category.

Features of the K2 Happy Hour Snowboard

  • Flatline  Tweakend Profile Sho
  • Ollie Bar
  • Carbon Web I™
  • Flatline Tweakend Baseline
  •  Hybritaper Construction
  • Stabby Twin Shape:
  • Centered Stance
  • WH3 Core:
  •  Triax / ICG10 Glass:
  •  NEW Carbon Web I & NEW Ollie Bar Torsion forks:
  • 4000 Sintered Base
  • Base Bevel: 1 degree
  • Waist Width (cm): 27.40 (151), 24.90 (154), 25.1 (157), 25.3 (159), 25.5

Lib Tech T Rice Pro HP

Good Wood winner of the Over $450 All-Mountain snowboards category.

Features of the Lib Tech T.Rice Pro C2BTX HP Snowboard

  • C2 Power Banana / Camber Combo Techwith Magne-Traction (C2 BTX)
  • Horsepower basalt construction
  • Columbian Gold Core
  • Twin
  • Bio beans sparkle top sheet
  • Sintered base
  • Flex: 7
  • Waist Width (cm): 25.3 (153), 25.8 (157), 26 (161.5), 26.2 (164.5)

Salmon Man’s Board Snowboard

Good Wood winner of the Over $450 All-Mountain snowboards category.

Features of the Salomon Man’s Board

  • Directional Twin
  • Camber
  •  Quadratic Side Cut
  • ABC Green Roll, Popster Construction
  • Ghost Basalt Stringers, BA MD
  • Core Type: Ghost Green
  •  Bamboo + Cork Rails Suspension
  • Sintered EG Base
  • Fine Stone Finish Factory Finish
  • All Mountain Edge Bevel
  • Waist Width (cm): 24.9 (153), 25.2 (156), 25.6 (159), 25.8 (162), 26.1 (165)

Salomon Villain snowboard

Good Wood  winner in over $450 in the Park category.

 Features of the Salomon Villain Snowboard:

  • True Twin
  • Rock Out Camber
  • EQ RAD Side Cut
  • Popster Booster Construction
  • Core Type: Aspen SLCT
  • Suspension: Royal Rubber Pads
  • Base: Sintered EG
  • Factory Finish: Medium Stone Finish
  • Freestyle Edge Bevel
  • Waist Width (cm): 24.2 (147), 24.7 (150), 25.0 (153), 25.2 (155), 25.4 (158)
  • The Villain Wide
    • Waist Width (cm): 25.9 (155W), 26.2 (158W)

Good Wood Snowboards Under $450

Burton Superhero Snowboard

Good Wood winner in the Under $449 Park category.

 

 Features of the Burton Super Hero Wide Snowboard

  • Feel: 3
  • Hi-Speed Quad Package
  • Nug Raduction
  • The Channel
  • Flat Top Bend
  • Twin shape and flex
  • Super Fly Core with Dualzone™ EGD™
  • Triax Fiberglass
  • Base: Sintered
  • Sidewalls: 10:45
  • Squeezebox, Side Effects, Jumper Cables Hi-Voltage, Scoop, Frostbite Edges, Pro-Tip™, and Infinite Ride™
  • Raduction Downsize 4 to 5cm From Normal Board Length
  • Length (cm): 151W, 154W, 158W
  • Superhero Wide Waist Width (cm): 26.1 (151W), 26.4 (154W), 26.6 (158W)

 

Salomon Sabotage Snowboard

Good Wood winner in the Under $449 Park category.

Features of the Salomon Sabotage Snowboard:

  • Shape Profile: Flat Out Camber
  • Side Cut: EQ5
  • Popster, BA MD Construction:
  • Aspen Strong Core
  • Suspension: Royal Rubber Pads
  • Sintered Base
  • Standard Stone Finish
  • Freestyle Edge Bevel
  • Waist Width (cm): 24.5 (148), 24.7 (152), 24.8 (154), 25.0 (156), 25.1 (159)
  • Salomon Sabotage also comes in a Wide 158.

Captita Ultra Fear FK Snowboard

Good Wood winner winner in the Under $449 Park category.

Features of the Captia Ultrafear Fk Snowboard

  • Flex 6
  • DS SELECT Core
  • Die Cut Sidewalls with 1.5mm Dampening System
  • Custom Weave E Class Fiberglass Configuration
  • Wax Infused Rotation Sintered Speed Base
  • Die-Cut / Screened Combo Base Graphics
  • 360 wrapped Degree Steel Edges
  • Aluminum Logo Base Inlay
  • Waist Width (147)24.8, (151) 25.2, (153) 25.35, (155) 25.5, (157) 25.6

Capita Defenders of Awesome Snowboard

Good Wood winner in the Under $449 Park category.

Features of the Capita Defenders Of Awesome Snowboard

  • Mid Flex 5 out of 10
  • SELECT Core
  • 6-K Fiberglass Configuration
  • 2 x 20mm Carbon Kevlar Beams
  • PLT Topsheet
  • HMC Extruded Die Cut Base
  • Direct Digital + Silkscreened Topsheet
  • 360 Degree Steel Edges
  • Aluminum Logo Base Inlay
  • Waist Width (cm): 24.8 (152), 25 (154), 25.2 (156), 25.4 (158), 25.7 (160)

 

K2 Ray Gun Snowboard

Good Wood winner of the Under $449 All-Mountain category.

Key Features of the K2 Raygun Snowboard:

  • All Terrain Rocker
  • Damping: Standard
  • Hybritaper Construction
  • Shape: Twin Hyper Progressive
  • Stance: Setback ¾” (1.9 cm)
  •  W1 Core
  •  Biax / ICG10 Glass
  • Base: 2000 Extruded
  • Base Bevel: 1º
  • Length (cm): 150, 153, 156, 159, 161
  • Waist Width (cm): 24.5 (150), 24.7 (153), 24.9 (156), 25.1 (159), 25.3
  • Wide Waist Width (cm): 26.2 (157W), 26.5 (160W), 26.8 (164W)

Ride Crush Snowboard

Good Wood  winner in the Under $449 Park category.

Key Features of the Ride Crush Snowboard:

  • Shape : LowRize
  • Stance : Centered
  • Flex-O-Meter: 3
  • Thin Con
  • 85A Slimewalls
  • Membrain
  • LowRize Rocker
  • Foundation Tuned Core
  • Cleave Edge
  • Biaxial Glass
  • Fusion 1500 Base
  • Waist Width (cm): 24.9 (147), 25.1 (152), 25.3 (155), 25.5 (158)
  • Wide Waist Widths Cm: 25.9 (153W), 26.1 (156W)

Salomon Salomander Snowboard

Good Wood winner in the Under $449 Park category.

Features of the Salomon Salomonder

Top Ten Men’s Boards Under $449
Burton Super Hero (park), Burton Parkitect (park), Salomon Sabotage (park), Capita, Ultrafear FK (park), Capita Defenders of Awesome (park), K2 Raygun (all-mountain), Nitro T1.5 (all-mountain), Ride Crush (all-mountain), Salomon Salomonder (park), Yes Jackpot (park)

2013 Good Wood Men’s Snowboards Over $450
Capita Black Snowboard of Death (all-mountain), GNU Impossible A.S.S Pickle (all-mountain), K2 Happy Hour (park)
Lib T.Rice Horsepower Pro (all-mountain), Lib TRS (all-mountain), Nitro Rook (all-mountain)
Salomon Man’s Board (all-mountain), Salomon Villain (park), Slash ATV (all-mountain), YES the Greats (all-mountain)

 Womens Good Wood Snowboard Under $449
GNU Velvet Guru (all-mountain), Salomon Oh Yeah (park), Rome Lo-Fi Rocker (park), Roxy Ally (all-mountain), Burton Lipstick (park)

 Womens  Good Wood Snowboard Over $450
Roxy Eminence (all-mountain), Forum Spinster (park), Rome Gold (all-mountain), Lib TRS Narrows (all-mountain), GNU B-Pro (all-mountain)

 

 

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