MSRP: $439.95

Honestly, what more can really be said about this perennial Good Wood-winning all-terrain destroyer? Since its inception in 2012, CAPiTA's Defenders of Awesome has earned itself a Good Wood stamp of approval every single year of its existence – and now it has back-to-back park honors to add to the list. Featuring CAPiTA's All-Terrain V2 Profile, which blends together the benefits of traditional camber, zero camber, and reverse camber, this versatile deck is equally comfortable locking into handrails as it is charging through the steeps outside of your resort's boundary lines. As one veteran tester exclaimed, "I love this deck. It's predictable, stable, can handle jibs and jumps with ease, lays down a mean carve, and can confidently rip anything and everything in its path. It really is a true twin-tipped quiver killer." So, if you're looking for one board to rule them all, then look no further than the DOA.

Board Specs & Features:

Length (cm) – Waist Width (cm)

148 — 24.4
150 — 24.6
152 — 24.8
154 — 25.0
156 — 25.2
158 — 25.4
160 — 25.7
155W — 25.8
158W — 26.0
161W — 26.2

Flex: 5.5/10

Camber: All-Terrain V2

Base: Sintered

Shape: True Twin

(Flex is not standardized and differs by brand. The rating here is the best estimate of the board’s flex.)


Testers Said: "It's predictable, stable, can handle jibs and jumps with ease, lays down a mean carve, and can confidently rip anything and everything in its path. It really is a true twin-tipped quiver killer."


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Good Wood 2019 presented by evo.com.

Buying a new snowboard shouldn't be an arduous task. But with hundreds of options to choose from, narrowing down options can be an overwhelming process. The internal struggle boils down to the reality that these things aren't cheap. With that in mind, Good Wood's intent has always been to best serve you in your quest to purchase the deck most deserving of your money. This season, our diverse crew of testers returned to the steeps of Snowbird, Utah for the all-mountain category and the progressive features of Carinthia at Mount Snow, Vermont for the park division. In the end, we came back with a collection of boards that are worthy of TransWorld's esteemed Good Wood stamp of approval.

How The Boards Are Scored

Shortly after ripping laps on each model, our testers score the board based on a comprehensive set of characteristics that include edgehold, pop, swingweight, turn initiation, stability, and flex. The scorecards for the park and all-mountain categories of the test each have unique and specific criteria designed to pinpoint the strengths and weakness of a snowboard in the setting respective to its category. Beyond the quantifiable scoring, we also ask testers to comments on each facet of the board’s performance. These notes we refer to extensively when writing each review. Dive into the results and see what performed for our testers, then find what will work for you.

See more 2018-2019 Good Wood winning boards here.