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Niche Maelstrom Snowboard 2021

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Niche - Maelstrom Snowboard 2021
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The Tenth Anniversary Edition of the Niche Maelstrom Snowboard features a graphic inspired by Viking mythology and symbolism. So, for starters, you've got Norse magic printed right into the fabric of this board. If that's not enough, this directional freeride and carving powerhouse slices through smooth, choppy, or variable snow like a Viking longship. The Maelstrom swiftly initiates turns using its hybrid directional camber profile and 2X Traction Bumps on the edges. Basalt stringers add pop and stability to dampen the vibrations of the rough waters you'll be plowing through.

Product Details

Rocker Type

Directional Camber, Rockered NoseRocker in the nose leading into traditional camber underfoot. Float effortlessly through powder and lock-in on groomers.


8Stiff directional flex pattern. Powerful, snappy, and stable.


DirectionalAll-mountain performance with a slight taper. A setback stance and stiffened tail makes for a snappy board that can tackle the entire mountain.


Sustainable Wood CoreA combination of paulownia, poplar, and bamboo.


Basalt StringersSimilar vibration dampening and pop characteristics to carbon fiber, but much more eco-friendly.

Snappy Sap™ Bio-ResinMore elastic and snappier than normal resin, it dampens vibrations and has extremely high adhesion properties to help keep your board from delaminating. Traditional resins can also be extremely toxic to people and the environment. As opposed to traditional petroleum-based materials, Snappy Sap is composed of bio-renewable materials from the industrial waste streams of the paper pulp and bio-fuels industries.


Recycled ABS Sidewalls


Recycled Sintered Base


Recycled Steel Edges

Magne-Traction® | 2X Traction BumpsExtra edge contact points give your board more edge control and stability, especially in icy conditions. 0.75mm bumps in the binding area for added grip and enhanced carving ability.


Digi-Print TopsheetA lacquer-free topsheet that's also thinner than most snowboard topsheets. This down on excess material and makes your board lighter. Niche digitally prints directly onto the topsheet, cutting up to 60% of the material and 75% of the energy needs during alternate printing processes.

Water-Based InksNiche uses non-toxic, solvent-free, water-based inks for printing graphics on all snowboard production.


Art by Ana Van Pelt

Additional Features

Eco-Friendly ConstructionFrom Snappy Sap™ Bio-Resins to recycled materials to sustainable wood cores, Niche's manufacturing process is the most environmentally friendly on the planet.

Binding Compatibility

2 x 4 Inserts


  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Freeride More 
    All-Mountain Freeride
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber More 
  • Shape: Directional
  • Flex Rating: Stiff More 
  • Binding Mount Pattern: 2x4
  • Core/Laminates: Basalt, Wood
  • Edge Tech: Magne-Traction
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 154 157 160 163 166
Effective Edge (mm) 1160 1190 1220 1250 1280
Tip Width (mm) 298 304 309 314 319
Waist Width (mm) 248 252 256 260 264
Tail Width (mm) 287 292 297 302 308
Sidecut Radius (m) 7.2 7.4 7.6 7.8 8
Stance Setback (mm) 20 20 20 20 20
Width Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular

Other Notes

Niche products can only be shipped within the United States and Canada



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