Rossignol Snowboards 2012-2013

28 Jul, 2012


For 26 years, Rossignol Snowboards has been designing, building and collecting awards for their snowboards. Based around the Amptek Technology, Rossignol Snowboards delivers an effective and easily understood blend of technology with three variations for riding styles.

For technology, Rossignol Snowboards offers Amptek, Magtek and magne traction. Amptek amplification technology offers three varieties: Amptek freestyle, Amptek all-mountain and Amptek Auto Turn. Amptek freestyle features 40% rocker/60% camber, Amptek all-mountain features 60% rocker/40% camber and Amptek Auto Turn features 80% rocker/20% camber. Magtek is Amptek + Magne Traction to help deliver good edgehold, more control and greater performance. Rossignol also uses magne traction in 3 settings: Magne Traction 7M with 7 deep bumps, 7S with 50% smaller bumps and 5S with three smaller bumps between the feet plus the two contact points.

Rossignol Experience Magtek

The Experience Magtek is built for the hard-charging tribe that’s pushing the boundaries of big mountain riding. Combining Amptek all mountain rocker, magne traction 7M edges and stout THcore with CBF2, the Experience is fully committed to the boldest, most daunting lines on the mountain. The rockered tip and tail slash and float powdery spines while camber between the inserts, Magne traction edges and THcore rip above exposed ridges and give stability for straight lining the choke while outrunning your sluff. Features directional twin with amptek all mountain rocker, super directional, progressive radius 770, 25.2-26.1 ww, 8.7 – 10.4 magne traction 7M, THcore CBF2 with aramid and dual torsion box, sintered 7500, advanced to pro. Flex=10/10.

Sizing: 159, 163, 167, 164MW, 168MW

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Rossignol One Magtek

The board to have, when you can only have one. Slash through white room pow, float backcountry booters, lay trenches on hardpack, the One Magtek is the most versatile board Rossi’s ever designed. This award winning directional twin combines amptek all mountain rocker with magne traction 7M edges for a legitimate, one board quiver. Features true twin with amptek all mountain rocker, directional all mountain, progressive radius 420, 25.0-26.4ww, 7.5-8.5 magne traction 7M, wood CB71 with aramid, sintered 4400, intermediate to pro. Flex=7/10.

Sizing: 153, 156, 159, 163, 157MW, 161MW

Rossignol Krypto Magtek

The Krypto Magtek is an effortless ride that delivers truly mental all mountain performance. Outside Magazine named it Gear of the Year, calling it a “quiver of one. Period.” A prescription blend of Amptek all mountain rocker and magne traction 7M edges deliver fiendish amounts float, versatility and edge grip that “can be taken out any day, in any conditions.” Features directional twin with amptek all mountain rocker, super directional, progressive radius 770, 25.2-26.1ww, 8.1-10.4 magne traction 7M, twin wood 3, sintered 7500, intermediate to advanced. Flex=9/10.

Sizing: 156, 159, 163, 167, 164MW, 168MW

Rossignol One Magtek and Krypto Magtek

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Rossignol Taipan Amptek

The Taipan Amptek takes all terrain freestyle antics to the masses with accessible and award winning versatility. Amptek all mountain rocker keeps the board playfully loose with rockered tip and tail, while camber between the inserts provides the pop and strong edge grip. Features directional twin with amptek all mountain rocker, directional all mountain, progressive radius 420, 24.7-26.0 ww, 7.4-8.1 m deep progressive, wood 6420 core, sintered 4400, intermediate to advanced. Flex=5/10.

Sizing: 153, 156, 158, 160, 158MW

Rossignol Circuit Amptek

The new Circuit Amptek makes all mountain progression easy with a user-friendly feel and forgiving flex that short circuits the learning curve. Amptek auto turn rocker delivers effortless steering and with total control edge hold. Features directional twin with amptek auto turn rocker, directional all mountain, progressive radius 420, 24.5-26.6 ww, 7.1-8.2 single radius, wood 5620, extruded 1320, beginner to intermediate. Flex=4/10.

Sizing: 145, 150, 155, 160, 165, 156MW, 161MW, 166MW

Rossignol Taipan Amptek and Circuit Amptek

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Rossignol Angus Amptek

The new Angus Amptek is built to manipulate the entire mountain. This all mountain/freestyle award winner returns for 12/13 with explosive new S-tips for some highly combustible load up and blast off capability. Amptek all mountain rocker keeps the freestyle oriented Angus super versatile with rockered tip and tail for smooth flotation and camber between the inserts to keep ‘er stable. Features true twin with amptek all mountain rocker, twin all mountain, single radius 580, 24.9-26.1 ww, 7.7-8.2m deep progressive, wood S-tips C/K, sintered 7500, intermediate to pro. Flex=7/10.

Sizing: 153, 155, 157, 159, 161, 158MW, 162MW

Rossignol Templar Magtek

The all-new Templar Magtek is an all-terrain crusader for the masses. Blending the One Magtek’s versatility and Taipan’s user-friendliness, the Templar is a directional twin with an award winning heritage. Amptek all-mountain rocker, new magne traction 5S edges and new CBF combine to deliver effortless float, explosive pop, powerful edge grip and an easy, playful feel that calls for other boards to be burned at the stake. Features directional twin with amptek all mountain rocker, directional all mountain, progressive radius 420, 24.7-26.0 ww, 7.4-8.1 magne traction 5S, wood 6420 core, sintered 4400, intermediate to advanced. Flex=6/10.

Sizing: 153, 155, 158, 156MW, 159MW

Rossignol Angus Amptek, Templar Magtek and Taipan Amptek

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Rossignol Jibsaw Magtek

The Jibsaw Magtek is a core park and pipe board for the most maniacly committed. A true twin that inflicts terror in onlookers while slaughtering the freestyle scene with bloody abandon, the Jibsaw will massacre every feature in your path. Amptek freestyle rocker, magne traction edges, flatware tip and tail profiles and a new CBF2 combine for a diabolical blend of explosive pop, pressability and razor sharp edge hold. Features true twin with amptek freestyle rocker, twin freestyle, radius to flat, 25.0-26.4 ww, 7.1-7.5 magne traction 7S, wood CBF2, sintered 7500, advanced to pro. Flex=7/10.

Sizing: 153, 155, 157, 159, 158MW, 160MW

Rossignol Retox Amptek

The Retox has blatant, in-your-face jib addictions. After Transworld said that Retox was “built for the true rail junky,” and gave it the Good Wood Award, the Retox slurred an acceptance speech, then bomb-dropped off the stage. This core, true twin jib board with Amptek freestyle rocker takes self abuse to whole ‘nother plane and never self-destructs. Features true twin with amptek freestyle rocker, twin freestyle, progressive radius 420, 24.8-25.4 ww, 6.9-7.2 deep progressive, wood 6420, sintered 4400, intermediate to expert. Flex=6/10.

Sizing: 147, 150, 153

Rossignol Trickstick CYT Amptek

Rossi’s Trickstick is a fully customizable, do-it-all ride that “…can take on big jumps, superpipes and everything else,” earning it Transworld’s 2012 Good Wood award! This true twin with amptek auto turn rocker is open to rider input, whether floating lofty spins or carving into the customizable  tip and tail. Features true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, twin freestyle, CYT progressive radius 380, 24.8-26.2 ww, 7.1-7.9 deep progressive, wood 6420, extruded 4400, intermediate to expert. Flex=4/10.

Sizing: 151, 154, 158, 151MW, 154MW

Rossignol Jibsaw Magtek, Retox Amptek and Trickstick CYT Amptek

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Rossignol District Amptek

The new District Amptek is a true twin freestyle deck that’s building on a solid foundation, so aspiring jibbers can do the same. New for 12/13 the District takes the same shape as the classic Rossi Decoy and blends it with Amptek Auto Turn Rocker to offer a board that promotes pure progression. Features true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, twin freestyle, progressive radius 420, 24.6-26.4 ww, 6.6-7.8 single radius, wood 5620, extruded 1320, beginner to intermediate. Flex=5/10.

Sizing: 146, 151, 155, 159, 156MW, 161MW

Rossignol Alias Amptek

The Alias Amptek is for young rippers who’ve got the skills, just not the size. This true twin with Amptek Auto Turn Rocker makes the Alias easy to maneuver, press, pop and ride switch. Created from the same DNA as the legendary decoy and retox. Features true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, twin freestyle, progressive radius 380, 23.2-24.6 ww, 6.5-6.7 single radius, wood 5620, extruded 1320, recreational to intermediate. Flex=3/10.

Sizing: 135, 140, 145

Rossignol Scan

The Scan Amptek gives the youngest riders on the hill the technology to develop their emerging talents. Amptek auto turn rocker keeps the board playful, easy to ride and lightweight so little groms can turn, jump, spin and slide right past the flailing and frightened grown-ups. Features true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, twin freestyle, single radius 400, 21.5-23.0 ww, 6-6.3 single radius, wood 3510, extruded 1320, recreational to intermediate. Flex=1/10.

Sizing: 100, 110, 120, 130

Rossignol District Amptek, Alias Amptek and Scan

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Rossignol Diva Magtek

The new Diva Magtek is for the hard-charging women who demand it all! Critics have praised its all-terrain freestyle chops, awarding the Diva with the Transworld’s Good Wood Award! For 12/13 the Diva is getting a powerful dose of new CBF2, for even more dramatic blast off capability. Features true twin with amptek freestyle rocker, twin freestyle flex, progressive radius420 tips, 24-24.6 ww, 7.1-7.3 magne traction, twinwood 3 CBF2, sintered 4400, advanced to pro. Flex=7/10.

Sizes: 144, 148, 152, 156

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Rossignol Justice Amptek

The Justice amptek has your back. Providing hard-charging pros to the more aspiring set with a freestyle weapon that stands up to it all, the Justice has claimed awards and industry accolades as one of the best women’s boards around. Amptek all-mountain rocker clamps down on hardpack like a set of handcuffs and leaves the rest of the board free to float, pop, butter or land smoothly on demand. Features true twin with amptek all-mountain rocker, twin all-mountain, single radius 430, 24.1-24.5 ww, 6.3-7.1m deep progressive, wood C/K, Sintered 4400, intermediate to pro. Flex=6/10.

Sizing: 145, 149, 153

Rossignol Frenemy Magtek

The all-new Frenemy Magtek is a versatile companion for all-mountain dominance! With the Diva’s all-mountain attitude and a more forgiving flex, the new Frenemy will always be there, in any terrain or conditions. Amptek all-mountain rocker, magne-traction 5S edges and a softer flexing wood core make for an easy to maneuver and stable relationship that’s always fun, playful and progressive. Features directional twin with amptek all-mountain rocker, twin all-mountain, proressive radius 420, 24.1-24.5 ww, 6.5-7.2m magne traction 5S, wood 5620, sintered 4400, intermediate to advanced. Flex=5/10.

Sizing: 144, 147, 150, 153

Rossignol Justice Amptek and Frenemy Magtek

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Rossignol Tesla CYT Amptek

The Tesla Amptek is all about individual and accessible freestyle fun. Amptek auto turn rocker keeps the award winning Tesla super loose and playful, with a soft flex that carves and floats effortlessly. This true twin is open to rider input, whether floating lofty spins or cutting into the customizable tip and tail. Features true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, twin freestyle, CYT progressive radius 380, 23.2-23.8mm, 6.5-7.1m progressive, wood 5620, extruded 4400, beginner to intermediate. Flex=4/10.

Sizing: 136, 139, 143, 148

Rossignol Myth Amptek

The Myth Amptek was created for easy and accessible freestyle progression. On this true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, the combination of foregiveness total control edge hold, effortless float and fun, is no longer fantasy. Features true twin with amptek auto turn rocker, twin freestyle, progressive radius 380, 23.4-24.0 ww, 6.7-7.5 single radius, wood 5620, extruded 1320, beginner to intermediate. Flex=3/10.

Sizing: 139, 144, 149, 154

Rossignol Frenemy Magtek, Tesla CYT amptek and myth amptek

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Rossignol Gala Amptek

The all-new Gala Amptek makes all-mountain progression easy with a user-friendly feel and forgiving flex to finesse your all-mountain snowboard skills. Amptek auto turn rocker delivers effortless steering and total control edge hold. Features directional with amptek auto turn rocker, directional all mountain, progressive radius 420, 23.2-23.8 ww, 6.9-7.5m single radius, wood 5620, extruded 1320, beginner to intermediate. Flex=4/10.

Sizing: 142, 146, 150, 154

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