Capita The Black Snowboard of Death 2022 - Men's Snowboard

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Specifications

Ability Advanced-Expert
Camber Profile Alpine V1 Profile - Camber
Flex Medium-Stiff
Shape Directional
Terrain All Mountain, Freeride
Core FSC® Certified FC Hover Core™
Laminates/Additives Triax/Biax Fiberglass, Carbon
Base Sintered
Warranty 2 Years

Product details

With legendary status as an all-terrain slayer and too many accolades to name, The Black Snowboard of Death has been continually morphed and modified in pursuit of perfection. The only element that has remained the same over the years is the name itself. For 2022, this icon of CAPiTA's history has been upgraded again with a new FC Hover Core™ featuring Forged Carbon Rods integrated under the core. This placement shifts compression and expansion properties to yield increased response furthering the anytime, anyplace, all-mountain design mantra which made it famous from the beginning.

The contemporary Black Snowboard of Death features a slightly wider frame with tighter side cut arcs and Death Grip™, a reverse sidecut arc in the midsection that enables the shape to whip into quick turns. With a well-balanced directional shape and high-powered construction, this custom-designed rocket ship allows for incredible control—making you a better

Camber Profile 

Alpine V1 Profile – The original Alpine V1 profile design features mid-body camber with a flat tail and a reverse cambered nose. This allows for tons of pop and stability on hard pack while increasing float and landing power, improving the rider's performance in deep snow.

Flex

6.5/10

Shape

Directional

Progressive Sidecut – A progressive sidecut consists of two or more radii blended together to accommodate the three stages of a turn. They provide easy turn initiation while offering greater control throughout the turn and maximum power when exiting.

Core

FSC® Certified FC Hover Core™ – Enhanced with Forged Carbon rods integrated beneath its core, the FC HOVER Core is extremely light and strong with excellent dampening properties.

Laminates

Carbon Fleece Power Shield – Mixed material technical weave yields an optimal blend of performance and strength.

Amplitex™ V-Tech Amplifier – Grid woven tech tape featuring the response of carbon with the dampness of flax.

Holysheet™ Tri/Tri Fiberglass + Magic Bean™ Resin – Triax/Triax Holysheet™ has higher glass to weight ratio than normal fiberglass. Impregnated with high performance plant based Magic Bean™ Resin for the most powerful and dynamic ride.

Sidewalls

Full ABS1000 Sidewalls

Base

Multitech™ Sublimation + Die-Cut Base – Sublimation is an exact science for an inexact process. In sublimation, ink is pushed through a substrate into base material using pressure and heat.

Hyperdrive™ Base – Exclusively formulated, sintered, ultra-high molecular weight, ultra-high density polyethylene, custom engineered with special additives. Rated for the most depraved speed junkies only.

Titanal Base Inlay

Edges

360 Degree HRC48 Steel Edges

Topsheet

Multitech™ Level 5 DeepSpace™ + PAM16000™ Topsheet with Metallic Underlay

PLT Topsheet Technology™ – PLT™ technology is exclusive to CAPiTA MFG and magically bonds the topsheet to an already pressed snowboard. This is magical because the rest of the world mashes their topsheet on with glue, heat and pressure during the pressing stage. Doing so causes the fiberglass structure underneath to show through the topsheet. And because nobody wants to spend their hard earned cash on a bumpy snowboard, many companies slather their tops with a thick, toxic lacquer to smooth things out. Not only is that ish heavy and can potentially develop unsightly hairline cracks, it's also really unhealthy for the working environment. The PLT™ machine produces a featherlight, smooth, high-gloss finish, without all that poisonous deadweight.

Additional Features

Moonshot Pro-Tune™ – Aftermarket performance stone grind structure straight from The Mothership.

Made at the 100% Hydro Powered Mothership Facility – The NH3 natural gas heating system has an ODP (Ozone Depletion Potential) and GWP (Global Warming Potential) of 0, with a COP (coefficient of performance) of 5. This means that for every 1 unit of energy consumed by the system, 5 units of energy for heating and cooling is achieved. It's like making the effort to spin a 360, but landing a silky smooth 1800 instead. The Mothership is also designed to maximize the use of natural light during the day by having ample skylights and strategically placed interior cutaways throughout the entire facility -- while energy efficient LED lighting acts as supplementary illumination where necessary.

Binding Compatibility

Stainless Steel 2x4 Inserts

Board Size chart
Size (cm) 156 159 161W 162
Effective Edge (mm) 1197 1221 1237 1245
Tip Width (mm) 296 300 309 304
Waist Width (mm) 256 259 267 262
Tail Width (mm) 295 299 308 302
Sidecut Radius (m) 8.2 ​/ 7.8 ​/ 7.6 8.4 ​/ 8 ​/ 7.8 8.5 ​/ 8.1 ​/ 8 8.6 ​/ 8.2 ​/ 8
Stance Setback (in) .5 .5 .5 .5
Stance Range (in) 25.1 26.1 26.6 26.1
Stance Range (mm) 639 664 675 664
Rider Weight (lbs) 130-190 140-200 150-210 150-210​+