So we know you've done the graft over the seasons and you are ready to take your riding to the next level, you might be looking for an advanced all mountain board that can handle that big stuff, or a progressive park board that eats up the transitions. Common themes here are you are going harder, faster and bigger and you'll need a board that lets you continue to progress your riding.
Know Your Gear: Men's 2021 Advanced Snowboards
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This would have to be one of the most trusted and well known boards ever, and for good reason. Since 1996, this board has constantly evolved with a proven formula that creates a lightweight, poppy board, it has a happy medium flex and is perfect for All Mountain riding. This is a highly versatile board with a huge size range including wides, backed by a cult following as snowboarding's one-answer to all terrain.
This is an All Mountain freeride powerhouse, inspired by Wolle Nyvelts surfy style and Josh Dirksens carving prowess. It features Backseat Camber under your back foot and a flat section in the nose. This gives you pop and stability of camber on groomers, with a surfy feeling and extra float in powder. Solid, solid board that comes in sizes 151 - 166cm.
This is an all Mountain Freestyle Twin with some sick ass graphics. This stick will allow you to push your limits all over the mountain and is still fun & playful enough to be your daily driver. The T-Rice comes in 8 different sizes including 3 wides, it features Banana technology and Magnetration, so you can turn ice into powder. Perfect snowboard from the one of the world?s best Snowboarders.
If you find yourself facing something big and bad, take the SUPERPIG, because this board is built like a brick house. It's got a longer, more pronounced rocker zone in the nose that makes this board want to float, while camber underfoot maintains stability and pop for powering through powder and carving on groomers. Comes in 5 sizes and is a very solid offering from Ride.
This has been a Transworld Good Wood award winner, and the freestyle board of choice for many Salomon riders, the Huck Knife has a perfect mix of precision, pop, and response from its Quad Camber profile, along with a mid flex to keep it playful and pressy. Comes in 6 sizes with a couple of wide options and is a perfect plank for the park this year!
This is another Medium flex, high performance core, and Camber dominant design. The Capita D.O.A is designed for everybody from intermediate riders looking for a board to step up and progress on, all the way through to advanced/expert riders looking for a high performance freestyle board. Size range is 148 -161 with three wide versions.
The Resort V2 Profile gives you the best of both worlds. Raised camber through the inserts to retain high speed edge hold, rocker at the contact points to reduce catch and enhance float in powder, and flat kick tip and tail for faster, more aggressive transitions. This all-terrain monster that comes in 5 sizes will get you into and out of every possible situation.