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Niche Snowboards

MAELSTROM

$569

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DESCRIPTION

FREERIDE & CARVING MACHINE

The Maelstrom is taking snowboarding back to its roots, with a few new-school twists. This tapered, directional, cambered board is meant for cruising, carving, floating through pow, and charging steeps. Comfortable all over the resorts, the Maelstrom offers the edge control of a traditional, old-school feel, by adapting modern technology like added traction bumps along the edges and a hybrid directional camber profile for smooth turn initiation and exit.

Directional Camber, Rockered Nose

Rocker in the nose leading into traditional camber under foot. Float effortlessly through powder and lock-in on groomers.



stiff flex

Powerful, snappy and stable. Directional flex. 8 of 10

Sintered Base

Fast, strong and smooth - like a good whiskey

2yr Warranty.

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Coordinate Story

Every Niche graphic has its own unique story to tell, and includes a special set of coordinates, leading to an even deeper story and place on Earth. This season, each of Niche's graphic coordinates links to a global map of solar eclipse paths of totality. Some from the past, some from the future, each as interesting and unique as the last.

totality location: casper, wy, usa

Date: August 21, 2017

Coordinates: 42.8501° N, 106.3252° W

Technical Details
 
 DIRECTIONAL CAMBER & ROCKER NOSE
  • Perfect medium between reverse and traditional camber
  • Allows you to float better in pow compared to traditional camber, while still having a loose, playful feel with maintained edge control
 2X TRACTION BUMPS
  • Adds contact points to your edge to give your board more edge control and stability, especially in icy conditions
  • .75mm Traction Bumps in the binding area for added grip and enhanced carving ability
 BASALT STINGERS
  • Used to replace carbon fiber because of its similar characteristics ...and it’s more eco friendly!
  • Adds pop and stability
  • Dampens vibration
 SNAPPY SAP BIO-RESIN™
  •  More elastic and snappier than normal resin
  • Dampens vibrations
  • Extremely high adhesion properties to help keep your board from delami
 DIGI-PRINT TOPSHEET 
  •  Direct digital print, lacquer free, matte finish topsheet
 WATER BASED INKS
  • Non-toxic, solvent free, uv based inks
 SUSTAINABLE WOOD CORE
  • A sustainably harvested paulownia wood core with flax stringers vertically laminated within
 RECYCLED BASE,  SIDEWALLS, AND EDGES
Stats
Lengths Effective Edge sidecut Raduis waist width stance width
154 1160 MM 7200 MM 248 MM 560 MM
157 1190 MM 7400 MM 252 MM 560 MM
160 1220 MM 7600 MM 256 MM 560 MM
163 1250 MM 7800 MM 260 MM 560 MM
166 1280 MM 8000 MM 264 MM 560 MM

 

Shipping Information
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​Unfortunately we're unable to promise or guarantee delivery by a specific date and don't offer overnight or express shipping at this time. We also do not currently ship to Alaska, Hawaii, APO/FPO addresses, US territories, or international addresses. Please feel free to reach out to support@gear.com with any questions!

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