AN experiMENTAL / FREERIDE - DIRECTIONAL SNOWBOARD
Matt Biolos’ Japan-inspired floaty-nosed, powder-loving swallowtail... an instant classic wall hanger that rips the whole mountain. The Retro Ripper loves riding in the storm or quiet meditative woodsy hikes into secret pow stashes for days after the last snowfall. This thing is made for smooth speedy lines and explosive slashes... take an average day and make it more surfy... take a great pow day make a memory that lasts a lifetime. Long floaty low entry nose, set back camber, beautiful Biolos lines and shape with a tail settling, nose lifting, carve enhancing swallowtail. It‘s not really retro it’s timeless.
BOARD FEATURES & TECHNOLOGY:
Banana Technology [BNA]
Original Power Construction + Sintered Base Construction [OP+]
Size: 156 / Contact Length: 100cm / Side Cut: 8.3-7 m / Nose/Tail Width: 30.2/28.8 / Waist Width: 25.7 / Stance: 18-24.5" & 5" set back / Flex: 6 of 10
Size: 166 / Contact Length: 118cm / Side Cut: 8.3-7 m / Nose/Tail Width: 32.2/30.7 / Waist Width: 27.3 / Stance: 19-25.5" & 5" set back / Flex: 6.5 of 10
BOARD ART BY: Katsushika Hokusai
Inspired by a reverence for Japanese culture and a love for empty pow fields. For this instant classic powder swallow glider Matt selected one of Japan’s most iconic and revered artists Katsushika Hokusai. Hokusai produced art under many names in many styles much of which was lost in a fire in 1839. His original art, when adapted into our clear Bio Beans top material in our eco sublimation process, shows hints of the natural wood core and produces an almost 3-D visual. You can ride it or hang it on the wall... both options are lovely.