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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.

Made in Usa

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 +

  • GNU

    Hi Kevin,
    The 158W will probably be the most suitable option for you.
    If you generally ride narrower boards and you have an angled stance and you don’t get toe drag, you could potentially go for the 157.5. But with the 158W will definitely eliminate the possibility that your toes hang off and cause problems.

  • Jon

    Is there any difference from the 2015/2016 and the 2013/2014 Riders Choice?

  • GNU

    We have refined our asymmetry a bit, and tweaked some of our core materials, Magne-Traction and contact angles.
    But the changes are all slight and the biggest difference will be the graphic.

  • Prince Najee

    6’6 220 Size 14… I ride mostly park and am looking to see which GNU park boards offer good width for my big feet

  • evvvan

    6’5 180pounds, size 13 all mountain rider (pow / park / carving ), whats my best bet for a high end gnu board?

  • Chris Nelson

    Quick question,
    I bought this board last year the 158W and now i have grown to 6’2″ and around 175 Lbs. I love this board and was wondering if you think I should go up to a 162W or just stay at a 158W. Looking for the best possible riding experience.
    I like to ride powder,sidecountry,a little bit of back country, and park and rip groomers.

    Let me know what you think.

  • Chris Jay

    I’m 6’1 205 Do you think I could handle 166w? I ride mostly powder, trees and steeps.

  • GNU

    The Riders Choice is a killer all mountain board, and is playful enough to take in the park. At 6’6″ and 220 with size 14 feet, you’re a big human–so something with camber underfoot will offer more stability and power; the 162W could be really awesome for park riding!

    But if you’re looking to go even smaller you could check out the Pickle in 159W, but you might find that the lack of camber makes that board a little more loose and squirrely than you’d like.

  • GNU

    Honestly, any Gnu board will kill it for all-mountain riding!
    The Riders Choice is a classic, it’s aggressively fun and pretty much the perfect combo of playful and powerful.

    It’s also available in a wide, which will easily accommodate size 13 boots!

  • GNU

    Hi Chris,
    Give your weight and boot size I think the 158W might offer more versatility than the 162W.
    The bigger board will certainly offer a more tank-like, stable ride. But the 158W will be easier to maneuver and a bit more nimble and playful.

  • GNU

    Do YOU think you could handle a 166W?
    I do think someone your size could ride it without issue, but the 162W might be more suitable unless you’re really looking for a big, sturdy, floaty, powerful board. the 162W will definitely be more versatile and forgiving.

    If you’re an aggressive rider and you’ve ridden boards of a similar size, you won’t have any issues.
    But if you ride smaller boards and they perform well for you, I wouldn’t recommend sizing up too much.

  • phil

    im thinking about setting back my 2013 riders choice. i know it would help in powder. but would it help or hurt any other aspect of riding? can and should i do this and what can i expect from it? thanks

  • Joe

    Hello, I am considering buying a riders choice but since I am 6’2″ 220 lbs, I’m not sure if I should ride a 158W or a 162W. According to your weight range, I would be limit for a 158W but my boardshop tells me that it doesn’t really matter I would have more control and more playful on the 158W then the 162W. What do you guys at Gnu think? I don’t want the board to slow me down because I’m too heavy for it. Thank!

  • Ben Parker

    i am 6’0” 165lbs shoe size 11 i am wondering about the 154.5? will this be suitable with my shoe size?