Unrestricted speed isn’t something we only enjoy on our highways. The UNW8’s aggressive geometry, advanced construction and powerful flex are designed to handle velocity like no other all-mountain snowboard. Stability and damping go together, Antiphase offers the smoothest ride with none of the sogginess of lesser technologies.
The UNW8 is all about the thrills. Take more speed, pop higher, brake later, endure more G-force than your legs can handle… experience everything your head tells you to avoid, but your heart yearns for. Once mastered, nothing compares to the all-mountain dominance of the UNW8!
The UNW8 is one of three boards in Amplid's Centrifugal Collection, a brothehood of boards designed for handling high speeds and maximizing the enjoyment that comes from simply turning a snowboard.
ACT Magazine, French purveyor of great snowboarding content, put a good number of Amplid's 18/19 collection through its rigorous board test last spring. As you can read from the reviews, they liked...
Last winter, French snowboard rag, Snowsurf Magazine, put the majority of Amplid's 17/18 snowboard collection to the test. Straight to the point and super insightful, head tester Franky and his...
Under the guidance of ex pro-rider Franky Moissonnier, a man that knows how to pick a great snowboard, Snow Surf conducts a gargantuan test every winter. By testing over 250 boards across the...
Once again Amplid entrusted Blister Gear Review with the task of putting the UNW8 through its paces. Having tested the previous year's model as well, tester Justin Bobb, was able to dig a little...
Burly man-camber, designed for maximum edge hold and explosive pop. Full Camber is best suited to high-end shreds where performance is paramount. It’s hard work to ride well, but being slingshot out of carves and launched high above the coping is all the reward you’ll ever need.
|overall length (mm)||1560||1590||1630|
|nose length (mm)||220||220||220|
|running length (mm)||1140||1170||1210|
|tail length (mm)||200||200||200|
|waist width (mm)||254||258||262|
|underfoot width front (mm)||273||277||281|
|underfoot width back (mm)||272||276||280|
|nose width (mm)||297||302||307|
|tail width (mm)||295||300||305|
|sidecut depth (mm)||21||21.5||22|
|sidecut radius (m)||7.75||8||8.35|
|stance position||10 back||10 back||10 back|
|nose radius (mm)||512||512||512|
|tail radius (mm)||500||500||500|
|ref stance (cm)||54 (50 - 58)||55 (51-59)||57 (53-61)|
|camber||Pop Camber||Pop Camber||Pop Camber|
|approx weight (kg)||2.9||3||3.2|
|rider weight-range (kg)||55-80||65-90||75-100|
|active surface area (cm2)||4160||4310||4500|
Spin to win with effortless style. Amplid’s HEXO2 core replaces specific areas of weightier wood at the tips with featherlight recycled paper honeycomb, practically eliminating swing weight,
Usually biaxial glass is optimum, but occasionally only the increased torsional rigidity of triax, which in layman’s terms means more grip and response, will do.
A smooth kick radius and fuller tip outline improves deep snow floatation without adding swing weight.
A premium sintered plastic which readily absorbs wax and will out-run your riding buddies’ bases without breaking a sweat. You better get used to waiting.
An advanced composite damping technology, developed in house at Amplid, which reduces unwanted vibrations for a smoother more controlled ride.
Uber light wood varieties are cut, treated and aligned in a way only our factory knows. Its strength to weight ratio has scientists baffled.
Tough, pre-cured composite impact plates placed beneath bindings and touring hardware significantly reduce the risk of topsheet dings and breakages.
Unidirectional carbon stringers placed in the tail, to amplify pop and acceleration out of the turn.