The Nitro Fate Snowboard is a sendy aggressive all mountain freestyle ride for the intermediate to advanced rider. The second you get on the Fate you can tell it just wants to bomb down the hill. Its got an aggressive medium/stiff flex that mixed with the camber under foot, gives you an incredible amount of pop off jumps, and also a very energetic turning experience.

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Riding Style All Mountain Freestyle
Riding Level Intermediate - Expert
Fits Boot size (US) Women's
Manufactured in
Shape Directional Twin
Camber Profile Mostly Camber
Stance Setback -15mm
Approx. Weight Feels Normal
Split No
Powder Average
Base Glide
Carving Great
Speed Great
Uneven Terrain Good
Switch Great
Jumps Great
Jibbing Average
Pipe Great
On Snow Feel

Semi-Locked In

Turn Initiation


Skidded Turns






Edge Hold

Hard Snow

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Nitro Fate Snowboard Video And Written Review Review by The Good Ride

The Fate is a directional twin so there’s a little extra nose than tail that will help with float in powder as well as early rise in the nose and tail.

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Size: 147

Days: A few runs during demo days
Conditions: Hard pack, groomers, ice
Riders: Steph
Boots: Vans Ferra
Bindings:  Nitro Poison


Has a medium to stiff flex, it is not interested in buttering and playing. The Fate just prefers to get right down to business.

Sizing:  153cm, 150cm, 147cm, 144cm

On Snow Feel

Really stable sendy ride. You feel like you can charge anything on this board.

Edge Hold

It seems to have a pretty serious camber arc which helps grip hard pack and ice, and I had no problem with edge hold on the snow that day.

Turn Initiation

Energetic, snappy, and quick to turn. You have to tell it what to do and be aggressive with how you initiate, and the Fate will snap back and send you right into the next turn with just as much energy.

Turning Experience

Great fun charging around and making aggressive carve turns. Medium radius was great also. Small radius turns are fine but you better be an active rider cuz it is gonna make you work for it. Skidded turns were pretty mellow due to the early rise in the nose and tail, but they weren’t effortless.


This board loves to carve, it has a great shape in the side-cut and is really snappy so you are able to just dive right into the next turn. And it holds a line really well.


The Fate wants to send, speed isn’t an issue here. It has a sintered base as well as a nice stable flex to make it fun to charge on.

Uneven Terrain

Rides well in uneven conditions. Would charge through chunder pretty easy, and should do fine in chattery uneven snow as well.


It is slightly directional and has a little early rise in the nose and tail that would help in powder, it would be more for the freestyle type powder rider though. You might need a different deck for the deep days.


Charges switch just as hard as regular.


Great on jumps, has amazing pop and stability and spins great. Not overly forgiving though so be ready to land it or possibly pay the consequences because even though it has the early rise in the tip and tail, I still don’t feel like it will go that easy on you.


Jibbable, but wouldn’t be my dedicated jib board.


Would be a lot of fun in the pipe. The Fate would hold a great edge up the wall and would boost you no problem out of the pipe all while remaining stable under foot.


The Fate would be a sweet sendy all mountain freestyle board for the more experienced rider looking to take their park skills to the whole mountain. It is extremely fun to ride and turn and carve almost everywhere with as much energy and aggression you want to throw at it.

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Nitro Fate Past Reviews

The Nitro Fate is a decent board.  The turn initiation is great when making short radius turns but when you are looking to carve out a serious turn it is missing something that almost every other design has.

Some love the zero camber and some hate it.  This is one of the better zero camber boards but it still isn’t super poppy or really fun to make carving turns like other designs are.  If you are ok with that the Fate might be a good board.

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