- Price: £490 / €600
- Lengths: 150, 154, 154W, 156, 158, 158W, 162, 162W, 166W, 170W
- Flex: 6
- Profile: Camber
- Shape: Directional Twin
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Having been around for over twenty years, the Burton Custom is the elder statesman of the snowboarding world. If you’re thinking that means it’s past its prime, though, guess again. The Burton Custom has kept up with modern board design whilst never losing what makes it great.
“As always, it’s a cambered, directional-twin snowboard which is built to take on the whole mountain”
As always, it’s a cambered, directional-twin snowboard which is built to take on the whole mountain. You’ll see some riders launching off cliffs on a Burton Custom one minute, then airing several feet out the pipe the next.
While it’s definitely kitted out for freestyle thanks to the twin flex and light weight, it’s also immensely popular amongst those who prefer to smash groomers from dawn to dusk. ‘Frostbite’ edges protrude out from under your feet to deliver extra grip when engaging the edge on firmer snow and ice, whilst a carbon layer provides more stability at speed.
Whether you’re an intermediate or advanced rider, the Burton Custom will show you why it’s stood the test of time. The Burton Custom Flying V and Burton Custom X have their strengths too, and the new Burton Custom Kilroy is set to turn a few heads in 2017/18, but the one that spawned them all is never to be overlooked.