SNOWBOARDER

Hardgoods Buyer’s Guide

ARBOR Shreddy Krugeur. P: Mike Yoshida
Burton Custom. P: Mike Yoshida
Burton Deja Vu. P: Mike Yoshida
CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome. P: Mike Yoshida
DC Media Blitz. P: Mike Yoshida
Flux RK V/SUAL Collaboration. P: Mike Yoshida
K2 Cool Bean. P: Mike Yoshida
Neversummer West. P: Mike Yoshida
Ride Berzerker. P: Mike Yoshida
ROME Libertine. P: Mike Yoshida
Salomon Villain. P: Mike Yoshida
Union Atlas. P: Mike Yoshida
VANS Infuse. P: Mike Yoshida

2016

ARBOR Shreddy Krueger

“With a name like the Shreddy Krueger you know this board will slaughter it on pow days. ” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Hand Dyed Power Ply Wood Topsheet / Medium Flex / Sintered Base / Single Malt Core / Mixed Glassing

/ Sizes: 153, 156, 159, 162

/ $499

WWW.arborcollective.com/SNOWBOARDS

Burton Custom

“You don’t need to be an etymologist to realize that getting your hands on a 20th Anniversary Burton Custom is a total score.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ BEND: Camber / SHAPE: Directional / FLEX: Twin / FIBERGLASS: 45° Carbon Highlights / BASE: Sintered WFO

/ $419.95

www.burton.com

Burton Deja Vu

“The Deja Vu has a certain je ne sais quoi.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ BEND: Flying V™ / SHAPE: Twin / FLEX: Twin / FIBERGLASS: Triax™ / BASE: Sintered / ARTIST: Burton Girls Submissions

/ $479.95

www.burtongirls.com

CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome

“The D.O.A. is A.O.K. in my B.O.O.K.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Hybrid FK Camber Configuration / DS Select RFC Sustainable Dual Core / Special Blend EVO Tech Fiberglass Configuration / 2x30mm Carbon Fiber Beams / Fortress Kevlar Bound Sidewalls / Wax Infused Rotation Sintered Speed Base

/ $419.95

www.capitasnowboarding.com

DC Media Blitz 150

“Breaking News: We at SNOWBOARDER Magazine are getting last-minute information involving the DC Media Blitz’s ability to handle any terrain you can throw at it” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Torstein Horgmo’s Signature Series Board / Catch-Free Tips Up Technology / Traditional Camber / Durable Impact Core / Carbon Stringers / Fresh Deck Top Sheet

/ $549.95

www.dcshoes.com/snow

 FLUX RK V/SUAL COLLABORATION

“I can think of a Brazilian reasons why you should try a pair of the Flux RK V/SUAL collab bindings.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Special collaboration with V/SUAL by Van Styles / Super soft urethane highback with stiff spine / Alpha Base featuring a perfomance blend focused on softness / Adjustable toe and heel ramps and cushions / F-tech 3d fit strap / FTM versa toe cap

/ $215

www.flux-bindings.com

K2 THE COOL BEAN

“Seeing as they’re based out of Seattle, the board designers at K2 know a thing or two about how to artfully craft a bean. In this case, it’s a Cool Bean.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ A new, open-minded approach to snowboarding / Wider and shorter for a totally new feel underfoot / Not just for powder, but very good in powder / Unlimited lay-down carving toe clearance / So fun. Must try it to believe it.  / Might fit in the trunk of your car

/ $499.95

WWW.K2SNOWBOARDING.COM

NEVERSUMMER WEST

“Despite the name of the Never Summer West, you can ride this board in any direction you wish.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ All Mountain / USA made / Ripsaw Rocker Camber Profile / Carbonium Topsheet / Mid Flex / Vario Power Grip Sidecut

/ $569.99

www.neversummer.com

RIDE Berzerker

“Jake Blauvelt is a typical Vermont Liberal riding around with his hybrid all mountain camber. Hippie.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Jake Blauvelt’s Pro Modelt / Directional Hybrid Camber / Directional Pop Rods® 2.0 / Slimewalls™ / Carbon Array 3™ Laminates / Hybrid Glass / Fusion 4000™ Base

/ $509.95

www.ridesnowboards.com

ROME Libertine

“They say that Rome wasn’t built in a day, but once the company got off the ground, the founders of Rome SDS built the Libertine boot…and it kicks ass.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Rich materials / Looks like a skate shoe / Feels like a skate shoe / #1 choice of the Rome team / Technical performance / Bitchin-looking boot

/ $249.99

www.romesnowboards.com

SALOMON Villain

“The Salomon Villain will help make you the local hero at your hill.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Louif Paradis’ Cohort in Crime / Sizes: 147 / 150 / 153 / 155 / 158 / 155w / 158w / Shape: True Twin / Profile: Rock Out Camber / Suspension: Royal Rubber Pads with Slingshot / Base: Sintered EG

/ $449

www.salomonsnowboard.com

UNION Atlas

“The Atlas is the preffered binding of many Union teamsters, and for good reason.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Stage 3 Duraflex ST Baseplate / Canted Footbeds / All-New Atlas ASYM Highbacks / Sonicfused Anklestraps / Magnesium Buckles / Lifetime Warranty Base Guarantee

/ $269

www.unionbindingcompany.com

VANS Infuse

“We don’t want to come off as too aggressive or creepy, but we here at SNOWBOARDER Magazine demand that you get in the Vans…Infuse. The Vans Infuse.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Hybrid Boa Closure Systemt / Flex Control System / Rapidweld underlays / Full-grain waterproof treated leather

/ $359.95

WWW.vans.com/snow