Arbor 2016 Swoon Snowboard :
A women’s specific all-mountain snowboard, the Swoon is built on a mountain-twin shape with a medium flex. Responsive pop and powerful edge control make the Swoon the perfect board for women who don’t let ski area boundaries limit their riding. More responsive than the Cadence, The Swoon offers increased stability at higher speeds for the more advanced rider. We have expanded the Swoon offering to include both System Rocker and System Camber versions.
Arbor uses a "true-rocker" design based on the parabolic arc; a shape that gradually reduces the amount of rocker toward the tip and tail. This ensures that the outside contact points are close enough to the snow to re-engage when maximum edge control is needed. This rocker profile provides an additional layer of on-demand edge control without having to sacrifice any true-rocker performance.
Outline: Directional Twin
A directional twin shape with a slightly drawn out nose, perfect for riding all over the mountain in your quest to find the best terrain
Construction: Bamboo and Poplar
A blend of bamboo and poplar creates an insanely light yet poppy and responsive ride
Bamboo ply for added performance and weight reduction
Laminates: Mixed Glassing
A triax / biax blend creates the most responsive and lively ride available.
Edges: Grip Tech
This sidecut design creates four additional contact points under foot for significantly improved and more direct edge control. The new contacts also create heel and toe pivot points that make turning faster and more efficient. Grip-Tech enables Arbor to offer a "True-Rocker" profile with powerful edge control, and thus preserves the full range of associated performance benefits. Grip-Tech also allows riders with larger feet, up to a US Men's size 12, to ride standard width shapes.
Top Sheet: Wood
To counter the loss of the "leaf spring" like effect inherent in camber designs, Arbor turns to their power ply technology. By adding an additional structural layer to the board, in the form of a wood or bamboo topsheet, they significantly enhance board pop and return for much improved true-rocker performance.
Oh, and it looks amazing!
A sintered base is simply the fastest base available. It also adds extensive durability.
Warranty: Two Years
Two year warranty against manufacturer defects.