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Men’s Good Wood Park Snowboards Under $450:

The 2014 Niche Knew

This small batch, Salt Lake based brand is known for its eco builds, and the Knew is no exception. Hemp stringers in place of carbon fiber for pop, stability, and vibration dampening. SnappySap bio resin (instead of petroleum), recycled ABS sidewalls, steel edges, and beeswax modified base. It’s a twin tip, flat camber shape just so you know.

Price: $399

Available Sizes: 149, 152, 154W, 156, 158W

Tester Comments

“Pretty stiff for park (i.e. jibbing), but it busts through the thick ‘taters well.”

Men’s Good Wood Park Snowboards Under $450

About the 2014 Good Wood Snowboard Test

Looking for reviews of the best snowboards for the 2013/2014 season? For the 15th annual TransWorld SNOWboarding Good Wood Snowboard Test we split the test into two and took 16 experienced testers to Woodward Tahoe at Boreal, California for the park test and Sierra-at-Tahoe, California for the all-mountain portion. Our testers rode hundreds of decks to deliver the best boards from the most comprehensive snowboard test in the industry.

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