Snowboard Tech

Sneak Peek at 2015 K2 Fastplant Snowboard

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After taking a 5-year hiatus, the 2015 K2 Fastplant reemerged at this year’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Trade Show in Denver with a wild new look and fresh tech. At first glance of the board’s groovy psychedelic aesthetics, K2 onlookers appeared dazed and confused as if they just came from a Hate-Ashbury festival.  But this…

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Sneak Peek at 2015 Slash Snowboards

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Slash snowboards made a lasting impression at last January’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Trade Show in Denver. Owner by the one an only Gigi Ruf, the man and mission behind Slash snowboards, stepped out of the shadows and into the limelight for his creative ingenuity off the mountain. From his inauspicious beginnings in Austria to…

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Midwide Snowboards

MIdwide Snowbaords

Snowboards are available in three different widths – regular, midwide and wide. The purpose of midwide and wide boards is to prevent too much toe overhang for riders with larger feet. There’s nothing fun about toe drag. A midwide snowboard, well, is just a hair wider in the waist than a regular board. Riders with…

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Wide Snowboards

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Toe drag is a real…drag. If your boots are too big for the width of your snowboard, your toes will hang over the edge of the snowboard. They’ll drag against the snow when you come to an edge on your toe side. Not only is this frustrating, but it can be down right dangerous. It…

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Gore-Tex Snowboard Pants

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Gore-Tex Gore-Tex snowboard pants are among the best snow pants on the market today and for many reasons. When you’re snowboarding, you’re going to want pants that can keep you dry on the slopes and feel comfortable and breathable while on your body. The way that Gore-Ttex snowboarding pants are designed, you’ll be able to…

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Rocker Snowboards

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The snowboard industry has witnessed an explosion of snowboard shapes over the last decade. This boom has allowed advanced riders to excel beyond their dreams and beginners to progress unlike ever before. Reverse camber, mustache, early rise, banana, call it what you will, rocker snowboards have made the biggest impact in the snowboard shape world….

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2014 Burton Snowboards

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The New Line of 2014 Burton Snowboard will be arriving soon! Did you know that all 2014 Burton board with the Channel System will come with a 3 year warranty. To find out what else is new read more. New for 2014 Burton Snowboard 3 Year Warranty: On all 2014 Burton boards with the Channel. Filet-o-Flex: Provides you with a…

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Burton Flying V Technology

Burton's Flying V

The first rocker/camber combo to hit the snowboard market, Burton’s Flying V technology continues to “WOW” snowboarders of all levels. It’s the real deal for riders who won’t settle for groomers all day or non-stop park laps. Flying V gives the rider the confidence and stability of camber beneath the feet for added edge control,…

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Burton EST Baseplate Construction

Boasting less material, less weight and increased board feel, Burton’s EST baseplate construction is an industry exclusive. With a few decades of research and development under their belt, Burton engineers have toyed with the idea of a baseless baseplate season after season. Baseless prototypes have been hitting the mountains longer than Shaun White’s claim to…

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Burton Board Reduction

Surfboards gradually became smaller and smaller over the past few centuries. Smaller surfboards are more maneuverable, lighter and easier to turn. Well, snowboarding hasn’t been around nearly as long, but like surfing, board shapes and lengths have evolved over time making for new challenges, more fun and a variety of snowboarding styles. Snowboarding is all…

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