Pow Surfers Rejoice in the Venture Euphoria Snowboard
Silverton, Colorado – Powder surfers, bindingless riders, no boarders or just anyone that likes to surf pow is going to want to pay attention to what’s going on at Venture Snowboards. New this winter Venture is launching the Shape Shack an experimental division within the company charged with dreaming up new and innovative board shapes!!!! Founded in 1999 by the husband and wife team of Klemens and Lisa Branner, Venture is an independent, grassroots snowboard manufacturer based in Silverton, Colorado. One of the last snowboard companies that is truly owned and operated by riders, for riders..The Shape Shack concept is being launched this February with a late season release of Venture’s first experimental shape. The Euphoria pow surfer boasts rocker, reverse sidecut and a swallowtail and is designed to excel when surfed bindingless. Both a solid and split version are available in a single length option of 162 cm. More size options will be available next season when the Euphoria becomes part of Venture’s standard board lineup.
“The idea is to take a bit of a mad scientist kind of approach, experimenting with designs that might normally be considered too wacky, and then testing those concepts by offering small batch releases to the public,” says Klemens Branner, Venture’s founder and design engineer. Branner will be heading up the effort, with creative input from big mountain legend Johan Olofsson and the product testing team at Silverton Mountain.
Running your own factory in the mountains allows the company to bring new board shapes from concept to reality in a short period of time. “We have the freedom to produce pretty much anything that we can dream up, and then we can walk out the front door and ride it right here in our backyard,” says Branner. “It’s an ideal set up for experimentation, and in the coming years the Shape Shack will take us down that path even more.”
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