Whether you are a fan of classic 80's movies or funky 70's cars, the GNU Gremlin is a unique board worth checking out. When its cousin the Lib Tech T. Rice Orca came onto the scene with thunderous applause, snowboarders who couldn't get behind rocker were left behind. Camber riders wanted in on all the fun and so the GNU scientist got to work in their laboratory a gave birth to the Gremlin. This is a mild-volume shifted board with a fairly wide waist width, so you should rider it around 2cm shorter than your usual length. The camber dominant C3 profile adds just a touch of rocker between the feet that not only makes it easier to flex into a turn, it increases edge hold between the feet throughout the turn for superior edge-hold. The Sintered Knife-Cut base is ideal for the snowboarder who likes speed.
Keep this base well waxed and it will keep you flying at top speed. The G-Lite 2 core is built with Aspen and Paulownia for a lighter construction that is still damp at higher speeds. To top things off the Tri-Ax/Bi-Ax fiberglass layup provides the pop and power you need to get off the ground and boost out of turns, but the torsional flex you want to adjust your edges throughout your carve by ankle steering. Whether you are digging trenches on the groomers or pow slashing the GNU Gremlin might just be the board you are looking for.
Features: • Tapered directional • C3 Camber • 7/10 Flex • Sintered Knife-Cut Base • G-Lite 2 Core • Tri-Ax/Bi-Ax Glass • Magne-Traction® Edges • UHMW Sidewalls • 1-Year Manufacture Warranty Technical Specs: Tapered directional - Tail width is slightly tapered (12 mm). This loosens up turning initiation and improves floatation in deeper snow without sacrificing edge hold on hardpack. C3 Camber - Built with traditional contact points, C3 is the closest you'll get to real camber with the addition of rocker. The board bows up off the ground between the contacts points, but also has a mild amount of rocker between the feet. This allows for increased edge contact between the feet throughout your turn. G-Lite 2 Core - FSC Certified aspen wood core with paulownia stringers running down it create an affordable lightweight board that still provides strength and pop when you need it. Magne-Traction® Edges - Strategically located and sized edge serrations provide unreal edge hold and control in all conditions. Allowing you to lay down your edge confidently on the iciest days.
Sintered Knife Cut Base - A high density sintered base like this one is ideal for the best glide over the snow. Its porous structure is optimal for wax retention while the high density is tough and smoother than other sintered bases. All this reduces friction to keep you sliding better and longer. Wax regularly and repair professionally.