Burton Super Hero Early Release 2013 Snowboard (Men's)
The Burton Super Hero Early Release 2013 Snowboard lets you size down for increased maneuverability,but you don't lose control, Burton used Side Effects to increase the surface area in the tip and tail providing more control with less length. This board is soft on the flex scale which makes it extra fun to ride. You can manipulate the board to flex and turn on a dime, meaning you can ride unpredictable terrain with ease.
- Flex: 3 (on 1 (soft) to 10 (stiff) scale)
- Design: Freestyle / All-Mountain
- Shape: Twin-like
- Camber: Flat between feet / Early rise rocker at tip and tail
- Waist Width: 25.3 cm (size 151)
- Early Release 2013 limited edition snowboard
- Flat Top profile for a stable ride
- Twin-like shape rides in both directions with improved float
- Downsize up to 5cm
- Jumper Cables Hi-Voltage carbon stringers add quick response
- Frostbite Edges dig into hardpack for stability
- Squeezebox transfers energy from binding to board edge for more powerful turns
- Side Effects increased surface area at tip and tail for better control
- Triax Fiberglass for consistent flex
- The Channel for infinite stance options
- Tapered Pro Tip and tail to reduce swing weight
- Infinite Ride for broken-in feel from day 1
- Fast and durable sintered base
Questions and Answers
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"Hi looking at the super hero for next winter im 170 lbs 5'9'' - used to ride a old jeff brushie 153 the red orange and silver 1 for 10 years and loved it. Currently on a 156 volkl squad. So like the very light buttery boards. What size do think would suit best 151 or 154 . Also looking at the Harvest board would this do the job as well or do you think the SH would be better. Thanks Gary"
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Question by gary on 5/31/2012 - 2:55 pm
"The Super Hero is a great board, easy to ride and flexible. Since you have experience riding I would suggest a longer size board, maybe even a 158. Typically your board should come up to chin height. Give or take an inch or so depending on your skill level."
Answer by Ashley (Peter Glenn Staff) on 5/31/2012 - 3:32 pm
"Ride the 151. I rode all of the Burton Hero 155s for about 4 years. Fun. Love the superhero but you have to drop down the recommended 5cms. I am a jibber but this board rides well on kickers as well. A little tough in chop but sick in the pow...no joke, it is the most fun I have ever had on a board because of the board itself."
Answer by Super Hero Rider on 6/4/2012 - 8:33 pm
"Hi Ashley Thanks for the reply, forgot to say I also have a 158cm Ride Highlife for pow days - so the superhero would be by fun jib board. So hoping the 2 boards would work well together, I still have the squad as well but only ever take the 2 boards away. Gary "
Answer by Gary on 6/10/2012 - 1:16 pm
"With all due respect to Ashley and the Peter Glenn staff, the "chin method" of determining snowboard length is pretty outdated. You should be selecting length based upon your weight. The board does not know or care how tall you are, but the flex of the board for each length definitely changes depending on the weight of the rider on top of it. For example, a 156cm deck for a rider that is 6'1" 180lbs will flex similarly for a rider who is 5'4" 180lbs. Also, with the Nug Raduction tech, you're going to want to size down 4-5cm or whatever Burton says. Depending on your riding style, normally a rider that is 170lbs would be on say a 154-156cm deck for park riding. Obviously, for just jibbing and messing around, you can go shorter. And then with Nug tech, you can go 4-5cm shorter than that."
Answer by Jeff on 2/4/2013 - 4:17 pm
"Can i combine this board with Medium size bindings?"
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Question by Patricio Olszak on 4/27/2012 - 2:03 pm
"You most certainly can! "
Answer by Sarah (Peter Glenn Staff) on 4/27/2012 - 2:12 pm
"I am looking for a good park board. I ride mainly park rails, boxes, and jumps. Jibbing and tapping and playing on everything I see. I'm just having trouble making a decision because I'm spinning on jumps between 20' and 30'. Need something super playful, rail friendly, and can STICK SPINS without washing out! Too many good boards to choose from. Kinda want to stick to Burton. 165 lbs, 5'10". Any suggestions?"
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Question by spoon on 6/23/2012 - 12:43 pm
"The Burton Super Hero is a great board, unfortunately we are sold out! Burton has another really awesome board for the park with lots of pop, snap, and really easy to maneuver. Check it out, its called the Burton Deuces. "
Answer by Ashley (Peter Glenn Staff) on 6/25/2012 - 4:44 pm
"So I'm coming down from a 10 year old Burton Balance 157.5 to a Super Hero. This should make park riding much easier for me. I'm 5'9" 155 lbs, should I go 151 or 154? 151 seems way too "skaty" for me. I ordered the 154 so will I regret it?"
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Question by bradthefool on 1/29/2013 - 5:24 pm
""Based on your measurements, the 154 should be a great fit for you. ""
Answer by Priya (Peter Glenn Staff) on 1/30/2013 - 1:17 pm
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