Never Summer Snowboards 2008-2009

04 Feb, 2008

Update 9/29/08: Scroll to the bottom to see the Never Summer Catalog with the reverse camber pictures and information. At the time of this post after SIA…the reverse cambers were not present at SIA.

The 08-09 Never Summer Lotus review is here
The 08-09 Never Summer Evo R review is here
The 08-09 Never Summer SL R review is here
The 08-09 Never Summer Infinity R review is here

My favorite boards to ride are Never Summer so I spent a lot of time checking out the boards. I also test ride for them which just amazes me to test ride for a company that I support and love the products 100%.

I’ve already been riding the157cm Lotus for a couple weeks now and have been loving the womens free ride board. It’s probably been about 8 years since I’ve owned a women specific board so it says a lot that I would keep this board. My Lotus has been getting a ton of attention from the graphics…it’s just a beautiful board to look at.

This year at SIA, it was great to see the new graphics definitely some cool designs being thrown out for the boards while keeping with the traditional NS designs as well.

Never Summer Evo, Revolver, Pandora, Lotus, Infinity and System

Never Summer Premier F1, Heritage, SL, Legacy, Evo, Revolver, Pandora and Lotus

Never Summer Pandora

Courtesy of Shred Betties

Never Summer Lotus

Courtesy of Shred Betties

Never Summer Infinity

Courtesy of Shred Betties

Here’s a look at the 08-09 RC Technology on Never Summer Snowboards.

Never Summer Board Technology

Never Summer Catalog Photos

Premier F1

Titan/Titan TX
Heritage/Heritage X/Revolver-R

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From the beginning of time, I was Shannon. From the beginning of snowboarding, I was Shay. From the beginning of online communities, I was Shayboarder. In the end, I’m the writer, photographer, editor, publisher, guru of sorts, product tester, curvy girl, and most importantly the snowboarder behind it all. Follow me on this journey through snowboarding, mountain biking, traveling and fun experiences!

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  1. Crispy
    February 04, 2008

    Thanks for the pics!!! Still lovin’ NS graphics. On the whole, they are so clean. Like always.

    So there is no more T5, correct? How different is the new Premier F1 from the old Premier?

  2. Anonymous
    February 04, 2008

    the premier f1 blends the premier and t5 together with a stiffer tail, more torsional give, and a softer nose forward of the contact point for better pow float.

  3. Shayboarder
    February 04, 2008

    Yeah I always love NS graphics. It was great talking with the designer this year and hearing how they design the graphics and ideas.

    I have the F1 in my possession and I plan to ride it tomorrow so i’ll be more knowledgeable about the change in flex from my premier pretty soon.

    But the anonymous poster above is a friend and knows how it rides.

  4. Crispy
    February 05, 2008

    Cool. I am nowhere near being done with my Premier (it’ll last me forever!), but it’s always nice to see how stuff changes from year to year. Looking forward to hearing about the F1.

  5. Shayboarder
    April 10, 2008


    I talked to Never Summer. Since the premier F1 I’ve been riding is completely different than what’s going out to production…I won’t be putting up the review. However when I get the production version of the Premier F1, I’ll definitely be riding it and putting up that review.

  6. Taylor
    August 21, 2008

    hey so which boards have the reverse camber tech and how do I know? and what board is most versitle cause i love to do everything but i dont have the money for a quiver of boards

  7. Shayboarder
    August 22, 2008

    Here’s the post that shows the 5 boards from NS with the reverse camber.

    It is the evo and revolver (wide version of the evo), sl and legacy (wide version of the sl) and infinity (womens). Depends on what flex of board you like and riding style to determine which one suits you of those..then if you have bigger feet, you just go for the wide version of it.

  8. ns rules
    December 27, 2010

    Just got the NS Infinity, love it. (The reverse camber is awesome as well)
    Amazing on powder and ice alike. Holds edge perfectly.
    Love the grahpics on all of the NS boards…
    They just keep getting better and better!

  9. December 28, 2010

    Ns rules, awesome to hear you love the infinity! I was riding that board today, definitely a good all around women’s board!