Ingenious, Asymmetrical, Versatile. Part of Nitro’s quiver series, the Fury, is a true twin all mountain freestyle machine that delivers top level speed, power, pop and carving in any terrain. This Pyro inspired Asym can really do it all with a unique fun shape you’ll really dig.
Nitro Fury Review 157cm Review
Snowboard Tested and Rider Specs:
- Nitro Fury 2019-2020
- Nitro Fury Size: 157cm (waist width 25.0 cm)
- MSRP: $519.95
- Bindings: Union Falcor (Medium)
- Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV size 9
- Stance: approximately 22.5″
- Rider Height: 5’9″
- Rider Weight: 180
Conditions/Terrain Tested: Groomers, park, sidecountry, chutes, moguls, steeps, and l’il bit of pow.
Features from Nitro
- Shape Asymmetrical Twin
- Camber Cam-Out (traditional camber with smooth transitions to the tip and tail, it’s nice trust me)
- Width Mid-Wide
- Flex All Terrain
- Sidecut Dual Degressive
- Reflex Core Profile
- Sintered Speed Formula HD Base
- Power Pods (extended width under the boards bindings, results in additional edge control especially in icy conditions for a more reactive and fast turning experience)
- Bi-lite Laminates
- Powercore II
My first experience with Nitro was with the Pyro from the early 90’s. Now, almost 30 years later, I’m having a flashback to how much I loved the brand and am still hyped on their product innovation and attention to creating snowboards you want to ride!
The quiver series from Nitro (Bryan Fox and Austin Smith designs) covers all aspects of riding from all mountain to powder. There’s a unique shape to fit your riding style and you’ll probably drool over the shapes too, they are really awesome. As I’ve said before several times, I’m a fan of Asym’s so the Nitro Quiver Fury 157 was a no brainer for me. The fury has been in the line since 2019, and has one of the most drawn out fun looking asymmetrical shapes I’ve seen in a long time. Everyone you ride with, and most lift ops, will comment on how rad it looks. You’ll be able to just nod and say yes, and it rides amazing too!
The asymmetrical properties(meaning: the radius of the heelside edge and the toeside edge are different) the heelside edge is tighter and the toeside edge is more drawn out to provide a more natural carving experience from heel to toe, and it works amazingly well on this board. If you haven’t ridden an asymmetrical board before, it’s a little different, but it’s easy to get used to and you’ll notice a difference when you transition back to a non-asym ride. I highly recommend trying an asym at least once, especially the Fury.
Let’s carve right to the meat of this board, I had high hopes that it would carve well, my expectations were exceeded. Toe/heelside turns and eurocarves are smooth and easy to initiate. I felt I could lay down a solid large swooping turn easily on groomers, and the turn initiation is fast when rolling from edge to edge. The Power Pods (extending the board width under the bindings) give you great control while turning and help you dig your edge in on icy conditions, another added bonus, and you won’t really notice they are there until you look deeper at your edges.
Riding the Fury in the park was very impressive. Being that this board is a 157, I was very surprised how nimble it was on jumps and rails. It has tons of pop, as you’d expect from a camber profile. It was smooth and forgiving on landings off of jumps and was fun on the rail line too. Overall I wanted to ride this more and more in the park, once again exceeding my expectations. I couldn’t find any issues, except maybe Nitro could make this board in a 153 or 154 for a more park inspired all mountain board. Regardless it was great in the park, and it wasn’t designed for a park specific ride, so this is a bonus.
I rode the Fury on steep all mountain terrain at several resorts, and even in some sidecountry lines too. This board excels for all mountain riding, and powder. It’s stable at high speeds, maneuvers through crud easily and floating in powder… it … just… rips!
The Fury changed my mind on how I feel about camber boards for the better I want to ride this board all the time and it fits well in my quiver. I do feel this board is a little softer than the 7 flex from Nitro, it’s not as stiff as other boards I’ve tested that are 7 out of 10, which is ok since I like a mid flex. I would take this board in almost any terrain from icy days, sunny park days, and powder days always! Check out the Nitro Quiver Fury it’s as sick as it looks!
I absolutely love this board. The fury exceeded my expectations in every condition from park, all mountain, carving and powder it can do it all. The asymmetrical shape on the fury makes it even more unique, and has made me even more of a fan (if that’s even possible) of asymmetrical boards. If you’re looking for one board to add to your quiver that will stand out from all the rest and will take on any terrain at your resort this is it, liberate yourself with the Fury!
- Solid Construction and a 2 year warranty
- Carves Amazing
- Floats in Pow Amazing
- Stable at high speeds
- Unique Shape
- Sintered base
Nothing at all…
|Price:||(4.8 / 5)|
|Performance:||(4.8 / 5)|
|Design:||(4.9 / 5)|
|Overall:||(4.8 / 5)|