Hello and welcome to my Nitro Team Camber review.
In this review, I will take a look at the Team Camber as an aggressive all-mountain snowboard.
As per tradition here at SnowboardingProfiles.com I will give the Team Camber a score out of 100 (based on several factors) and see how it compares with other aggressive all-mountain snowboards.
Board: Nitro Team Camber 2021
Style: Aggressive All-Mountain
Flex Rating: Medium-Stiff (7/10)
Flex Feel on Snow: Medium (6/10)
Rating Score: 83.1/100
Compared to other Men’s Aggressive All-Mountain Boards
Out of the 20 men’s aggressive all-mountain snowboards that I rated:
Overview of the Team Camber’s Specs
Check out the tables for the Team Camber’s specs and available sizes.
Sintered (Sintered Speed Formula HD Base)
Felt slightly lighter than normal
Waist Width (mm)
Rec Rider Weight (lb)
Rec Rider Weight (kg)
Who is the Team Camber Most Suited To?
The Team Camber is great for anyone looking for a full camber board, that is great for carving and riding quite aggressively, but one that isn't overly taxing on the body. It's a nice mid-flex and something you can ride more casually too - and don't have to put your everything into it for every single turn.
Not for the beginner, IMO, and even low intermediate might find this board a little too challenging, but a solid intermediate rider should be fine with it.
The Team Camber in More Detail
O.k. let’s take a more detailed look at what the Team Camber is capable of.
Board: Nitro Team Camber 2021, 157cm (250mm waist width)
Date: March 7, 2020
Conditions: Cloudy but still around 90-95% visibility.
Groomers had a decent layer of soft with mostly a medium firmness under that layer, with some harder spots in patches.
Off groomer soft with some overnight fresh. Not waist deep or anything, but a nice amount.
Wind around 10-15kph (6-9mph). Temperature was -8°C (17.6°F) and with wind chill -11°C (12.2°F).
Bindings angles: +15/-15
Stance width: 540mm (21.3″)
Stance Setback: 15mm (0.6")
Width at Inserts: 259mm (10.19") at front insert and 261mm (10.28") at back insert.
Rider Height: 6'0"
Rider Weight: 175lbs
Rider Boot Size: US10 Salomon Lo-Fi
Bindings Used: Burton Malavita M
It's not too bad in the shallow powder I had, for a brief time in there. But it's not that well suited to easy float, particularly when it comes to deeper powder and for longer periods of time in there.
It does have a setback stance and a slightly longer nose than tail, which helps a little, but there's no rocker in the profile, no taper and overall is more of a double ender feel, to a directional one.
Carving & Turning
Carving: Really nice. Aggressive and in a snappy, easy way. Don't feel like you have to throw your whole body into getting it into a carve.
Turning: Just a really nice feeling board on a turn. Just felt natural and comfortable riding it from the first turn. It's easy enough, but also has a good amount of power that you can feel too.
Maneuverability at slow speeds: Good maneuverability at slow speeds. Has that nice balance, where it doesn't feel like you're going to wipe out when riding faster, but doesn't feel like trying to turn a tank when you're riding slow.
Skids: Actually doable for skidded turns. It's not beginner easy, but it's not completely unforgiving of skidded turns either, despite being all camber.
Felt nice and stable and confident riding this board at speed. It rides slow well, but hums well at higher speeds too.
Nimble enough for weaving through bumps and forgiving enough going over them.
Handles crud well too. Not a crud crusher, but doesn't feel like you're getting bucked around too much or that it's so unmaneuverable that you can't recover if you get bumped about a bit.
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All round really nice for jumps a good balance of qualities.
Pop: Good pop and a lot of it is easily accessible - with just a little more when you're willing to put it in to get it out.
Approach: A good balance between being stable but also nimble.
Landing: Nice in between of being good and solid but not completely unforgiving if your landing's a little off.
Side-hits: Fun for side hits. Again, nimble enough for trickier approaches and a good amount of easily accessible pop - and some forgiveness when the landings aren't necessarily that smooth.
Small jumps/Big Jumps: Really good across the board. It's got a good balance for fast approaches and slower ones, and for big landings and times when the landing isn't perfect.
Decent for riding switch. Not perfect, but definitely doable.
Good without being epic. Easy enough to get the spin around and has good easy pop. Landing and setting up switch is pretty good too, without being perfect.
Not ultra buttery, but not super hard to butter either. Middle of the road in terms of butterability.
Score Breakdown and Final Verdict
Check out the breakdown of the score in the table below.
TOTAL after normalizing
Apart from not being that well suited to powder, the Team Camber is otherwise a very versatile board.
Carves really well and good at speed but isn't so aggressive that you feel like you have to push it hard all the time. Can slow it down and ride it too. Very quickly felt comfortable on it for speed, carving, riding more casually, taking into the trees and riding freestyle (be it in the park or on the rest of the mountain).
A good do-it-all board, on the more aggressive side of the playful to aggressive scale. It's said to. The description of it as a really good "normal" snowboard is pretty apt, IMO.
More Info, Current Prices and Where to Buy Online
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