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Never Summer Proto FR Snowboard + Union Atlas Snowboard Bindings 2024

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Snowboard

Never Summer Proto FR Snowboard 2024

The Never Summer Proto FR Snowboard is a stout, powerful freeride board built to make your dreams of all-mountain domination come true. Built around Never Summer's stoutest WooBoo core, with powerful and durable stringers of bamboo laminated into the standard wood core, and Carbon Max Laminate strength and pop to stand up to even the strongest of riders, the Proto FR makes even the mundane day come alive.

Product Details

Rocker Type

Triple CamberEvery function of a snowboard is now improved with Never Summer’s new patented Triple Camber Profile... edge hold, stability, power, pop, speed, float, forgiveness and smooth responsiveness. Words and images are never going to do it justice!

Flex

Flex Rating8 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Dampness Rating8 (1 Lively - 10 Damp)

Shape

Vario Power Grip SidecutVario Power Grip Sidecut utilizes multiple radiuses creating extra contact points to enhance edge hold. A flat section in the rocker area provides a broad contact point when flexed, however when unbent allows the board to track straight and not catch. Flanking this straight section are two shallow radii which provide the second and third contact points. Towards the ends of the sidecut are deep radius which renders quick turn initiation and the final contact points.

Core

WooBoo CoreThe WooBoo Core is a precise mix of the highest quality woods and bamboo that brings out the ultra-performance in each material.

Laminates

STS Pretensioned FiberglassThe world's best snowboard fiberglass, period. This advanced pre-hardened, pre-tensioned, layered laminate has added elastomer stringers between the 0 degree and 90 degree glass fibers (the length of the effective edge). This produces a stronger bond between the individual glass laminates giving our snowboards unmatched strength, edge hold and performance.

Bi-Lite FiberglassBi-Lite Fiberglass combines many of the strength characteristics of Never Summer's STS fiberglass with an ultralight glass fiber matrix. This delivers incredible freestyle and freeride performance without sacrificing durability.

Carbon Max Laminate TechnologyMore carbon equals more power and performance. The Carbon Max Laminate Technology combines an advanced top and bottom carbon matrix to maximize response and strength where it's needed most. The result is a lightweight yet powerful configuration that provides torsional rigidity and energy transfer without sacrificing the control a rider needs.

Sidewalls

Sintered P-Tex SidewallsNever Summer was the first snowboard company to use and perfect Sintered P-Tex Sidewalls, and they've never seen one crack. Unlike conventional ABS sidewalls that have a tendency to crack in colder temperatures, Sintered P-Tex Sidewalls maintain their integrity at any temperature.

Base

Durasurf XT Sintered 5501 BaseCrown Plastics has developed an exclusive, super fast, durable sintered base specifically for higher end boards. Just the right amount of graphite has been added making the Durasurf XT Sintered 5501 Base the fastest Never Summer has ever used.

Edges

Full Wrap Metal Edge

Topsheet

Premium Coextruded Polymer TopsheetThe Premium Topsheet is a durable, lightweight, scratch and chip resistant fiber backed thermoplastic. The premium topsheets also provide more grip than other topsheet materials, working as a built-in stomp pad.

Binding Compatibility

2 x 4 Insert Pattern

Specs

  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Freeride More 
    All-Mountain Freeride
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
    Advanced-Expert
  • Rocker Type: Cam/Rock/Cam/Rock/Cam
  • Shape: Directional
  • Flex Rating: Stiff More 
    Stiff
  • Binding Mount Pattern: 2x4
  • Core/Laminates: Carbon, Wood
  • Made in the USA: Yes
    Yes
  • Warranty: 3 Years More 
Size (cm) 156 160
Effective Edge (mm) 1180 1220
Tip Width (mm) 303 305
Waist Width (mm) 256 258
Tail Width (mm) 298 300
Sidecut Radius (m) 7.24 7.59
Stance Setback (in) .75 .75
Width Regular Regular
Binding

Union Atlas Snowboard Bindings 2024

The Union Atlas Snowboard Bindings are an all-mountain go-to, filled with power and precision that transcends terrain. Made with a Stage 14 Duraflex highback, the Atlas is easy to maneuver and stiff enough for a locked in ride no matter how rowdy things get. Tested by some of the world's top-riders, the Union Atlas Snowboard Bindings will take you where you want to go and beyond.

Product Details

Flex

Flex Rating8 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Baseplate

Stage 7 | Duraflex CBUltra-responsive Duraflex CB nylon is the key ingredient in an indestructible new design.

Vaporlite HD BushingAll-new High Density Vaporlite is stiffer and more responsive than traditional Vaporlite, but with all the same dampening characteristics.

Extruded 3D Aluminum HeelcupsDesigned for optimum heel hold and minimization of drag, Union 3D Extruded Aluminum heelcups are the strongest in the business.

Canted Footbeds

Highback

Stage 14 | Duraflex CBLighter, stiffer, and more responsive than previous Atlas highbacks, the Stage 14 Duraflex CB highback combines carbon injected Duraflex Nylon with an all-new integrated forward lean adjuster.

Integrated FLAD

Straps

ExoFrame 3.0 Ankle StrapRapid response, trusted by professional snowboarders.

TS 2.0 Tiles Toe Strap

Buckles

Magnesium S1 w/ Steel Base

Additional Features

Grade 8.8 Steel HardwareThe strongest steel available on the market, Union's use of Grade 8.8 represents a commitment to delivering the strongest and most reliable bindings on the market today.

Camber Disk2x4, 4x4, and Channel compatible.

Non-Stick EVA Disk Cover

Specs

  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
    Intermediate-Advanced
  • Flex Rating: Stiff More 
    Stiff
  • Binding Style: Strap
  • Binding Mount Pattern: 2x4, 4x4, Channel
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Baseplates & Heelcups), 1 Year (All Other Parts)
Size S M L
Weight (g) 910
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