The Curated Take
The Jones Hovercraft is renowned for its exceptional performance in powder snow and it doesn't disappoint. It can make quick turns and navigate through tight trees or variable terrain with ease. The directional shape and setback stance provide stability, allowing riders to maintain control even at high speeds. While the Hovercraft can handle groomed runs, it may not provide the same edge hold or carving performance as narrower, more traditional boards specifically designed for groomers.
- Unique shape, featuring a wide nose and a tapered tail, allows for excellent floatation and maneuverability in deep snow.
- Can make quick turns and navigate through tight trees or variable terrain with ease
- Can also handle other snow conditions, including groomed runs and variable terrain, making it a versatile choice for all-mountain riding.
- Its focus on powder and all-mountain performance means it may not offer the same pop or flexibility as a dedicated park board.
- Stiffer flex and more aggressive profile make it less forgiving for beginner riders or those with less experience
The Jones Hovercraft Snowboard 2023 is the ultimate freeride board that has gained a cult following for its nimble maneuverability and diverse performance. Its unique, compact shape features a short tail and long sidecut that allows you to rip turns of any size. Designed to be ridden shorter than your average freeride board, this trim shape packs serious surface area in a small package. The Hovercraft boasts serious float in any snow condition thanks to its directional rocker profile and 3D Contour Base 3.0 technology. For added edge grip, it also features Traction Tech 3.0 edges.
- Unique, compact shape with short tail and long sidecut for turns of any size.
- Traction Tech 3.0 edges for added edge grip.
- Engineered Veneer Topsheet and black + transparent base plus laser etched topsheet markings eliminate all solvent inks for the most sustainably produced men's board ever made.