Contract’s freestyle team favourite the Cobra has a touch more mass appeal than it’s tech heavy sibling the 3D Swell. The Cobra teams a conventional shape and more importantly a <8m sidecut with Contract’s Snake Transition and TRIP technologies to produce a light and responsive snowboard that will appeal to aggressive pipe and kicker riders.
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Contract’s fun shred the Jibber Jabber is a soft flexing, durable and affordable snowboard designed to be riden at your favourite street spot, on your parks funnest jibs and on those hits that build up along the sides of the groomers. It’s an aunashamed jib machine for snowboarders who take more enjoyment from dialing nightime rail sessions and waking up late than spraying up rooster tails in the morning pow.
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The 3D Swell is Contract’s flagship board. It pretty much features every technology that Contract and nearly every other snowboard brand on the planet has invented over the last decade. There’s Contract’s Snake Transition Technology, a 3D wave that increases torsional rigidity without increasing longitudinal flex. There’s T.R.I.P. technology that raises the start of the effective edge narrowly off the snow (although it’s absolutely minimal). Contract have also included Carbon and Kevlar reinforcement, honeycomb inserts to reduce weight, zero camber and biaxial glass power plates under the bindings for better edge control. However after all of this technology the one feature that has the most impact on the way the 3D Swell rides is the 12m sidecut radius, which makes the 3D Swell feel a little unresponsive and cumbersome, when you want to do anything other than point the board straight or do long arcing powder turns.
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Honeycomb and wood core, triaxial glass, Carbon and Kevlar X reinforcement and a premium grade sintered base… this is all the spec you’d expect in a top of the range man’s snowboard. Contract must be one of the only manufacturers on the planet that realise women pushing female snowboarding need space age materials and progressive shape design too! The Contract C6 Wms is what next level female riding has been begging for!
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Soon to be Poland’s second most famous export (behind Vodka of course) the CP77 is Contract’s price point ride for freestylers who still need a snowboard with a great spec and a progressive twin shape. The CP77 will take intermediate to advanced freestyle snowboarders everywhere on the mountain, but is truelly at home on larger transitions and highspeed landings. Contract are going to blow up big time, so get hold of a Contract board before everyone on your local hill.
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A high spec twin at a medium cost, the Contract CF77 is everything you’ll need to jib and bonk your way around the whole mountain. Lay tech kinked handrails and super-sized park transitions in your wake. Contract have thrown in a wood / honeycomb core to reduce spin inertia without loosing impact resistance, explosive acceleration into spins in a board that wont break when you throw it down a tripple kink in your local hills car park.
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Worry not ladies the folks haven’t forgotten your needs. They’ve taken the C55, softened up the flex and reduced the waist. The of the C55 Wms directional shape and softer torsional flex will help beginner to intermediate female riders master the basics of snowboarding and move onto more technical freeride and freestyle riding.
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The C55 Wide isn’t just a Contract C55 with a fatter waist. To help improve response and reduce the risk of catching an edge on landings and straight lining run-ins, Contract have loaded the C55 wide with T.R.I.P technology. Effectively T.R.I.P technology rises the contact points at the start and end of the effective edge, these are the parts of the edge that cause you to scorpion when you catch your toe edge. The C55 Wide offers all-mountain snowboarding for larger footed intermediate riders, minus the pain of catching edges.
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The C55 is Contract’s all-mountain offering. A progressive intermediate’s ride; from linking your first Vittelli carves to throwing your first backside 360 off the intermediate line kickers in the park or grabbing your first fronside air out of the pipe, the C55 will meet your needs whatever you want to ride. The C55 comes in a directional shape for all conditions versatility when the gods bless you with a dumping of fresh.
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The Contract C62 EXT is a big ass snowboard for big ol’ riders. In two sizes, 164cm and 171cm, the EXT packs all of the features found in the C62, sized up and widened for riders with larger feet. Whether it’s charging down the boardercross course or charging untouched powder fields the C62 EXT will meet your needs every step of the way. Contracts use of Honeycomb in the core means although your riding a bigger board, it won’t feel like you’re riding a tree trunk.
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Transciever…check. Shovel….check. Probe….check. Lightweight big mountain gun with unrivaled edge-to-edge response?
If you’re riding the Contract C62, you can scream ‘check’ at the top of your voice! With triaxial glass, a honeycomb / wood core and power-plates the C62 is designed to make life or death carves on the gnarliest of snow pack and cruise telepathically on hard pack pistes and shoulder deep pow pow. Stiffened up for highspeed stability.
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As Polish as a Sausage dinner and a can of Zywiec, Contract Snowboards is Polands one and only snowboard manufacturer and boy have they created a high performance all mountain board for larger footed riders. Featuring Contract’s Snake and T.R.I.P technology and Carbon & Kevlar reinforcement, the Code is one of the most progressive wide snowboards on the market for riding everything from backcountry kickers to icy pipe.
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You’ll be hearing a lot about Contract Snowboards over the next couple of years. Nick-named the Mervin of Europe, Contract are introducing some crazy technology to their line-up. The Guerrilla is loaded with all of their mind-blowing technology and the highest spec materials. Featuring T.R.I.P technology whith raises the start and end of the effective edge slightly to reduce the risk of catching an edge, and Snake Tech; between and under the bindings the board profile is waved, this radical profile increases longitudinal flexibility whilst retaining great edge hold in icy conditions. For riding everything in the park from pipe to jibs the Contract Guerrilla is the future!
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