Nitro Prime Raw Snowboard · 2024 · 152 cm

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Mila DeGregorio, Snowboarding Expert
Matthew Kaminski, Snowboarding Expert
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Best for beginners and intermediate riders looking to progress and build confidence, with great durability.

Great for
  • PlayfulnessEasy to press and butter on.
  • DurabilityExtruded base and Nitro's Powercore enhance durability.
Good for
  • Turn easeFlat profile with Rocker at nose and tail.
  • VersatilityApproachable by any level rider.
Avoid for
  • High speed stabilityNot stable when charging hard and riding fast.
  • CarvingNot the best for carving due to lack of camber.
  • FlotationNot a fan of icy or hard pack terrain.
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The Prime snowboard offers a ride so comfortable and effortless that you will progress past the learning curve like a future pro. The progression-friendly Directional Shape allows riders of all skill levels to drop into the unknown confidently, and the Flat-Out Rocker's catch-free ride allows riders to learn new tricks in the park day after day with less chance of catching your edge. The Prime is built for riders who want to skip through the basics and get after it on a board that will progress with them yearly.

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Snowboard size (cm)152
Age GroupAdult
Model year2024
Waist width (mm)252
Snowboard typeAll Mountain
Skill levelBeginner, Intermediate
Rocker profileRocker/Flat/Rocker
ShapeDirectional Twin
Effective edge (mm)1120
Tip width (mm)298
Tail width (mm)298
Sidecut radius (m)7.2
Stance setback (mm)15
Stance range (mm)480 - 600
Rider weight (lbs)110 - 155
BasePremium Extruded FH Base
Binding mount pattern2x4
Flex rating5
TerrainAll mountain

Matthew Kaminski tested this product
The Nitro Prime Raw is perfect for the beginner rider who is looking to get a snowboard that they won’t progress out of too quickly. From learning to ride through the park to mastering the moguls, the Prime raw is approachable by any level rider from experienced snowboards looking for a playful board to day one beginners who want a... Read more
Ideal for
  • With a Flat profile with Rocker at the nose and tail, snowboard is easy to press and butter on
  • With an extruded base and Nitro's Powercore, the durability of this snowboard is off the charts.
  • A perfect snowboard for progressing and building confidence on the mountain.
Not ideal for
  • The Nitro Prime Raw is not the most stable charging hard and riding fast.
  • Without any camber on this snowboard, it's not the best for carving.
  • The Prime Raw is not a fan of icy or hard pack terrain.
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Matthew Kaminski
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Mila DeGregorio tested this product
My boyfriend and I got my best friend a Nitro Prime a couple years back when he was just starting out and it was perfect. The flat to rocker profile makes it super easy to turn, press and also very forgiving on icy terrain. The downside of the flat to rocker profile is the lack of energy, so it becomes... Read more
Ideal for
  • Best for beginners
  • Flat/Rocker profile makes it very easy to learn on
  • Very forgiving
Not ideal for
  • Lacks energy
  • Not good at speed
Reviewed by:
Mila DeGregorio
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Popular questions (4)

What do you love about this product?I love how approachable the Nitro Prime Raw is. As an experienced rider I was able to have a more
Matthew Kaminski
Snowboarding Expert
Why did you choose this product?I chose the Nitro Prime Raw because of its approachable characteristics and versatility on the entire mountain. Any rider more
Matthew Kaminski
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What was your favorite moment with this gear?My favorite moment on this board was taking it out in some warm spring conditions. The board really handled more
Matthew Kaminski
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What is the value for the money versus other options?The Nitro Prime Raw is one of the better priced snowboards on the market currently. In my opinion it’s more
Matthew Kaminski
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Great Beginner Board

Posted on Dec 27, 2023
Got this for my teenage son. He has been out with me 6-7 times, and this is his first owned deck. He wanted something he could continue to learn on but not grow out of too fast. He has one day on it so far. Matched with rambler bindings and DC phase boots. They all seem to be balance well. It is fairly catch free. Has good pop, and generally enhanced his confidence. The only small gripe (and I mean small) is the top sheet has a softer/matte finish. Snow does stick to it more than glossy finishes. Sprayed it with rain-x for the next trip out.
MichaelLocation: Trenton, NJ
I would recommend to a friend
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