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Peak to park without skipping a beat.
The do-anything Never Summer Proto HD X Wide Snowboard provides all-mountain versatility to those with bigger feet. Bomber construction holds up to abuse from rails and cliff drops alike. The EXRC hybrid profile gives you the float you want in pow, and the edge hold and power that you need on hardpack.
New for this season is the Extended Transition Rocker Camber profile, which takes Never Summer's patented RC technology and makes the transition zones longer, resulting in more fluid turn initiation and increased float in powder. Carbonium Laminate Technology uses an advanced carbon matrix in the fiberglass to reduce weight while also increasing response and strength. The Carbonium Damping System (CDS) uses rubber foils to absorb vibrations without sacrificing response to smooth out the ride. Never Summer's signature Vario Power Grip sidecut uses additional contact points to help you hold and edge on the iciest of slopes.
- Rocker between the inserts with camber outside the bindings and extended transition zones
- Twin shape
- Vario Power Grip sidecut
- Carbonium laminate and Bi-Lite fiberglass
- CDS dampening system
- NS Superlight wood core
- Durasurf XT sintered base
- Carbonium topsheet
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Get your big feet on this board!
(this is from my review of the regular width Proto HD board)
I was able to demo the hell out of this board last week up at Brighton, UT and I was seriously blown away by the Proto.
Right off the bat, I could tell that the sintered base on this board was FAST, it felt like someone was pushing me down the hill.
Another stand-out feature was the CDS dampening system. Where other boards might slip and slide around, the Proto grips the snow and slices through crusty, tracked out snow.
The true twin shape makes this a blast to play a round on. A medium flex is supportive enough for when you're craving the need for speed, but will still allow for playful jibbing. Reverse camber between your feet gives you the playfulness while the positive camber outside of the bindings gives tons of pop.
If you're looking for a board to do it all, you should definitely keep the Proto HD in mind.