- Price: £495 / €500 / $530
- Category: All-Mountain
- Sizes: 147, 150, 153, 156, 159, 162w
- Flex: 8/10
- Shape: Directional
- Profile: Camber
- 3D: Yes
- Base: Sintered
Why we chose the Nidecker Thruster Snowboard: It’s a powerful new model from the Swiss masters of carving craft that corners like it’s on rails and goes like the clappers.
It never ceases to amaze us that Nidecker have been in business since 1887. OK, back then they were focused on farming equipment rather than snow-sliding machines, but that’s a lot of experience in the manufacturing game. Their snowboards rightly have a reputation for aggressive piste performance – as befits their Swiss roots – and with the Slice ‘n’ Dice video series of the last 5 years they’ve successfully tapped into the carving renaissance. Now they’ve poured all their edge-to-edge know-how into an aggressive new shape that’s capable of slaying hardpack and powder alike. Introducing the Thruster./p>
“Experienced riders with a taste for low turns and eye-watering speeds will dig it”
Who Is The Nidecker Thruster For?
If you have to ask, it’s probably not for you. We’re talking about unchecked aggression here, dude. A directional shape, stiff core, positive camber and lightning-fast base make this an all-mountain weapon of the most formidable kind. Experienced riders with a taste for low turns and eye-watering speeds will dig it. Beginners? Less so.