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Capita Defenders of Awesome Snowboard

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Because snowboarding should be fun.

Keeping snowboarding's rebellious streak alive, the Capita Defenders of Awesome Snowboard is a label-defying board built for popping, spinning, and stomping across the entire mountain. A Good Wood award-winner every year that it's been in existence, this freestyle favorite delivers the perfect blend of pop, stability, and looseness so you can wildcard your way from park to peak.

The Hybrid FK profile combines mellow camber between the inserts for pop, power, and edge hold with flat areas outside the bindings and a tiny bit of rocker just before the tip and tail to give the board a forgiving feel and improved float in powder. Dual carbon rods running vertically down the board increase pop and rebound, and the KEVLAR-bound sidewalls enhance impact-resistance and prevent breaks. The RFC Sustainable Dual core uses sustainably-harvested poplar to create a lightweight and lively feel, with beech inserts running down the center to prevent binding blowouts and increase durability. Its true twin profile allows unrestricted switch trickery, but don't let that keep you from taking this thing out of the park—it offers a fun, lively ride anywhere on the mountain.

  • All-mountain awesomeness that's fun to ride anywhere
  • More stable and forgiving version of traditional camber
  • Medium flex for all-terrain versatility
  • Light, yet strong core from sustainably harvested trees
  • Carbon rods and KEVLAR® sidewalls improve strength and pop
  • Special Blend fiberglass offers smooth, consistent flex
  • New plant-based resin is less harmful to environment
  • Superdrive base is extra-dense for durability
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Tech Specs

Length
148cm, 150cm, 152cm, 154cm, 156cm, 158cm, 160cm
Profile
Hybrid Camber (reverse camber in the tip and tail, positive camber 5cm past the inserts)
Shape
twin
Flex
medium (5.5 of 10 on Capita's scale)
Effective Edge
[148cm] 1111mm, [150cm] 1126mm, [152cm] 1142mm, [154cm] 1158mm, [156cm] 1174mm, [158cm] 1190mm, [160cm] 1206mm
Waist Width
[148cm] 244mm, [150cm] 246mm, [152cm] 248mm, [154cm] 250mm, [156cm] 252mm, [158cm] 254mm, [160cm] 257mm
Sidecut Radius
[148cm] 7.6m, [150cm] 7.7m, [152cm] 7.8m, [154cm] 7.9m, [156cm] 8m, [158cm] 8.1m, [160cm] 8.2m
Stance Width
[148cm] 24.1in, [150cm] 24.1in, [152cm] 25.1in, [154cm] 25.1in, [156cm] 25.1in, [158cm] 26.1in, [160cm] 26.1in
Stance Setback
centered
Mount
4-hole
Core
Dual Core
Wrap
Special Blend Fiberglass / Magic Bean Resin (biax)
Sidewalls
Full ABS1000
Edge
360 Degree HRC48 steel
Base
Superdrive (sintered)
Recommended Use
all-mountain snowboarding, park & freestyle snowboarding
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years

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My Daily Driver

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This is my everyday snowboard, this board is a tank and can handle anything and everything the mountain has to offer. The flex of this board is perfect for pressing in the park while still being super stable at high speeds. This board also carves like a dream on those corduroy groomer days. There's a reason this board has won the Transworld snowboarding good wood award 5 years in a row. If your looking for a board that can handle everything and anything the mountain has to offer without breaking the bank look no further!

If you have any questions on this board feel free to give me a call or shoot me an email! I would be more than happy to help you out!

801-204-4549 or jfarnan@backcountry.com

Award Winning Board!!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Winning an award every year since hitting the market not to mention 5 Transworld Good Wood awards isn’t easy.. I’ve always been a fan of this board, it’s like the Swiss army knife of Snowboards.. Ready for anything the mtn has to throw at ya!! You can spend a bunch of Loot to buy a Quiver of boards or you can just buy this one board for everything!! It’s 3 way hybrid Camber story of Traditional Camber under foot combined w Zero & Reverse Camber at Tip/Tail make it so versatile across all terrain and styles of riding. I really like the twin shape & blended radial sidecut of the DOA and how nicely it turns! The Defenders of Awesome has a mid flex rating but you can ride this board aggressively or just cruise around Sk8’ing the mtn..; It has good float in Powder, It’s great in the park, on jumps and it also rails an edge when carving, Like I said the Swiss Army Knife of boards!

Cannot get more for the money!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This is the best snowboard you can buy for the money. It has more tech than most $500 boards, has won the good wood award and other accolades every year of it’s existence, and is the preferred board by most of the Capita team! Hybrid camber, a fast Sintered base, Carbon for snap, and Kevlar for durability! You will not be disappointed!