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Riders Choice

C2 BTX Asymmetric Twin Freestyle

SIZES 151.5 154.5 157.5 161.5 158W 162W 166W

Bases come in random colorways

  • 2015 TransWorld Snowboarding – Good Wood

$559.95 USD

$579.95 CAD

€559.95 EUR incl. VAT

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A smart choice… now with Smart Asym Magne-Traction. This A.S.Symmetrical twin remains the selection for Gnuman beings such as Nicolas Müller, Blake Paul, and Max Warbington. It is truly the Riders Choice.

Asym Design Elements

  • Deeper Heel Side Sidecut
  • Asymmetric “Pickle Barrel” Core Softer Heel Side Flex
  • Asymmetric Contact Angles Shorter Heel Side Edge Contact
  • Asymmetric Tip and Tail Shapes
  • Smart Formula Asymmetric Magne-Traction

Award winning, contest winning, park centric unlimited freestyle, Ride your jib board in the park and your park board in the pow!

Art by Tim Karpinski

Weird Science

  • C2 BTX Image C2 BTX Icon


    Rocker between your feet combined with radial cambers out to the contact. Freestyle freedom and carving of rocker between the feet for a more aggressive ride.

  • Smart Magne-Traction Icon

    Smart Magne-Traction

    A special asymmetric Magne-Traction, Finesse Serration (toe side) a Power Serration (heel side), has been fine tuned for greater harmony with nature and snowboarding!

  • Twin Icon


    Twin all terrain freestyle/freeride.

  • Construction Icon


    Every Gnu snowboard is handbuilt in the USA by snowboarders with jobs. Keep riding snowboards built by snowboarders.

  • Asym Core: Lightest

    A strong Aspen spine with a Polonia and Poplar blend on the toe edge and Polonia on the heel edge for a responsive and smooth riding core with reduced weight and vibration.

  • 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.

  • UHMW Sidewalls

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

Sizing Information

Contact 116

Side Cut 8/7.6

Nose Width 28.5

Waist Width 24.5

Tail Width 28.5

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 5

Weight Range 100-170 +

Contact 118

Side Cut 8.1/7.7

Nose Width 28.8

Waist Width 24.8

Tail Width 28.8

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 5.5

Weight Range 120-200 +

Contact 120

Side Cut 8.2/7.8

Nose Width 29.2

Waist Width 25.3

Tail Width 29.2

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 6

Weight Range 130-210 +

Contact 120

Side Cut 8.2/7.8

Nose Width 31.1

Waist Width 26.8

Tail Width 31.1

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 6

Weight Range 130-220 +

Contact 122.5

Side Cut 8.4/8

Nose Width 29.5

Waist Width 25.4

Tail Width 29.5

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 7

Weight Range 140-240 +

Contact 122.5

Side Cut 8.4/8

Nose Width 31.2

Waist Width 26.8

Tail Width 31.2

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 6.5

Weight Range 140-250 +

Contact 125

Side Cut 8.5/8.1

Nose Width 31.3

Waist Width 26.8

Tail Width 31.3

Min-Max / Set Back
20.25" - 25" / 0"

Flex 7

Weight Range 150-280 +

  • Cookie Puss

    Thanks for the advice! For the record I ended up picking a 154 RC. Just hopping around the living room with it I can tell it’ll be an amazing upgrade from the carbon credit which I still recommend to anyone looking for a first board.

    While my son drools over the t.ripper and dreams of being TR it’s Gnu all the way for me!

  • GNU

    You’re going to love it!

  • Jake Grifone

    i recently had a go on the Forest Bailey Pickle PBTX and I’m looking for a board that is similar to that because it suited my style very well. How does this board compare to that? if its not any similar then what other boards would you guys suggest?

  • GNU

    Hi Jake,
    The Head Space will be most similar! It’s got the same easy/jibby asym BTX shape as the Forest Bailey Pickle.
    The Riders Choice is a more aggressive board with pretty camber underfoot and a stiffer flex.
    The Space Case is the middle-ground between those two boards, it has mild camber underfoot to add power and stability, but because the camber is subtle and elliptical it still has a fun/playful feel.

  • Loren

    Hello , I am interested in purchasing a Rider Choice , and I would like to know what size is right for my height and weight. I am 173cm (5’8″) and weight 89kg(197 libras) ( my boots are 9), the board 157.5 is good for me or better the 161.5?

  • GNU

    Hi Loren,
    I think the 157.5 is going to be more suitable!
    You could ride the 161.5, but because you’re not very tall and your legs are probably not super long it might feel like a lot of board to control. The 157.5 will provide enough float for riding off piste, yet still be maneuverable.

    If your boots are US size 11+, you should definitely consider the 158W instead…particularly if your boots are BIGGER than size 11.

  • Cam

    Been riding the 2010 riders choice for a couple too many years. Would this have a similar feel?? Love that damn thing but she’s getting a little stinky…

  • GNU

    I think the measurements are probably very similar/familiar.
    BUT, this one is packed with more technology and high quality materials…so I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised!

  • Moritz

    Hi there ! I am 175cm and my weight is 68 kilos. What size would you say is perfect for me?

    Greetings Moritz