For powder hounds looking for a surf-inspired ride that delivers effortless float and turns on a dime, look no further than the Thruster Snowboard. A shorter than average length and unconventional shape give this short and nimble board the ability to charge tight lines, aggressively carve open faces, and rip through the trees, especially with its wider waist width and significant side cut. The large rockered nose and swallowtail work together to act as turbo boosters for drive and control over open pow fields and through tight tree lines, while the camber maintains edge hold and response on sketchy windblown slopes and exposed technical terrain. The stiff flex is stable and powerful when straight-lining chopped-up snow or arcing huge turns, yet still offers a surfy feel when you're slashing low-angle powder in the trees. And if you really want to get in touch with your wave-riding roots, take off the bindings and slap a grip pad on the Thruster for some true blue snow surfing.
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