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Space Case

EC2 BTX All Terrain Freestyle

SIZES 147 150 153 156 159

Bases come in random colorways

$579.95 USD

$609.95 CAD

€579.95 EUR incl. VAT

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Forest Bailey is enlightened. He has taken note that all people are asymmetrical from front to back and that a snowboarder’s turn mechanics are galactically different from toe side to heel side. Working with the Gnu weird science team, Forest has developed his own mind freeing snowboard he calls the SPACE CASE that incorporates Forest’s favorite bio mechanical balancing design concepts to harmonize and maximize human potential.

Points of Pickle

  • Asymmetric Contact Angles Shorter Heel Side Edge Contact
  • Deeper Heel Side Sidecut
  • Asym “Pickle Barrel” Core, Softer Heel Side Flex
  • Forest’s Asymmetric Tip And Tail Shapes

Forest’s personal A.S.S tech is combined with incredibly versatile EC2 Banana camber combination contours and incredibly strong Liquid Crystal Polymer space fibers. All this weird science sounds complicated and mysterious and it is but the end result is a board that is incredibly fun and naturally easy to ride. Get your A.S.S in space!

Art by Pinkyvision

Weird Science

  • EC2 BTX

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    Rocker between your feet combined with mellower elliptical cambers out to the contact. The perfect middle ground between BTX and C2 BTX. Kills everything!

  • Magne-Traction .5

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    A mellower serrated edge gives great edge hold with a bit more play in your turns

  • Twin

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    Twin all terrain freestyle/freeride.

  • Construction

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    Every Gnu snowboard is handbuilt in the U.S.A by weirdos with jobs. Keep riding snowboards built by snowboarders.

  • Asym Core: 2

    Pickle Barrel Blend. Great Lakes Aspen and Rocky Mountain Aspen adds Polonia (extremely renewable, ultra-lightweight wood) to the heel side edge for a softer heel side flex.

  • A.S.S. Tech

    Asymmetric Symmetric Synchronization, uses asymmetry in the boards sidecut, wood core components, contact angles and tip and tail design to make riding a whole lot easier.

  • Liquid Crystal Polymer

    Plastic as strong as titanium! Tempering process that aligns molecules and creates hyper strengthen polymer chains. Creates a smooth, strong, poppy and lightweight snowboard ride.

  • UHMW Sidewalls

    Ultra High Molecular Weight exterior sidewalls made from soy-based elastomer are laminated to five internal wood layers for totally bombproof sidewalls.

  • Co-Extruded Topsheet

    A tough and eco-sublimated topsheet.

  • Sintered Base

    Compression hardened amorphous UHMW skived from the billet to create the toughest, fastest, best wax holding base material around. Slides best and fastest when waxed regularly to match local snow conditions.

Sizing Information

Contact 110

Side Cut 8 / 7.7

Nose Width 28.4

Waist Width 24.7

Tail Width 28.4

Min-Max / Set Back
19.5"-24" / 0"

Flex 4.5

Weight Range 80-150 +

Contact 111

Side Cut 8.1 / 7.8

Nose Width 28.8

Waist Width 25

Tail Width 28.8

Min-Max / Set Back
20"-26" / 0"

Flex 5

Weight Range 80-160 +

Contact 113

Side Cut 8.2 / 7.9

Nose Width 29.1

Waist Width 25.1

Tail Width 29.1

Min-Max / Set Back
20"-26" / 0"

Flex 5.5

Weight Range 90-170 +

Contact 116

Side Cut 8.3 / 8

Nose Width 29.7

Waist Width 25.5

Tail Width 29.7

Min-Max / Set Back
20"-26" / 0"

Flex 6

Weight Range 110-200 +

Contact 119

Side Cut 8.35 / 8.1

Nose Width 29.8

Waist Width 25.5

Tail Width 29.8

Min-Max / Set Back
20"-26" / 0"

Flex 6

Weight Range 140-250 +

  • mtnweekly
  • Mayan

    Hi im looking for the space case for park use and allmtn use im 200lb 6.1″
    Which size to pick 156or 159

  • Gnu

    I’m thinkin the 159.
    But before I give you an answer–What size are your boots?!

  • JFill

    How does this board do in the powder? I love the park side aspect but can you use it on powder days too?

  • keak

    The ec2 btx is an awesome board profile for riding powder! If your still hesitant, size up a few cm than you would normally ride and slay both the park and the deep stuff.

  • Mayan

    The boots size are 10.5
    And I’m riding 80% park

  • DK

    Hi.. I´m going to buy a Space Case. The use would be park/all mountain and I’m 154 lbs and 5.9″. What size should I get?

  • Gnu

    If you’re spending way more time in the park than the rest of the hill, then the 156 will definitely be more suitable!
    But it will be more of a challenge to stay afloat in deeper snow.

  • SK

    I’m riding an old riders choice 154.4 , the first year with mag and thinking of upgrading. I’m a size 9 boot and about 165lb. I spend my time at Mountain Creek in the park and slashing around. I get a few trips in to VT every year but don’t see a lot of deeper stuff. Should I go 151.5 or 154.5?

  • Daburai609

    Coming from another NJ shredder, this board is the tits. I rode NJ, PA, and UT on it last season. I’d say go for the 154 since it’s light as hell anyway and it’ll hold an edge better for when you’re slashing around.

  • Jaxon

    Hey guys, I’m looking to buy the space case but unsure what bindings to pair with it and what size board to get. I ride a lot of park but still ride all mountain and take on the pow. Im 5’11 and 160 lbs. 153 or 156?

  • Gnu

    Hi Jaxon,
    I’d go for the 156 it’ll be stable for all mountain shredding, but still maneuverable and light in the park. I would recommend pairing this board with our Psych bindings, or any other bindings with a soft to medium flex that fit your boots and feel comfy.

  • Santi

    Im 176 lbs 6.2 size 11 (Nike boots) will the 156 work for me? Looking for a freestyle medium size board, I am mainly concerned in the width of the board with my shoe size.