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Nitro Quiver Fury Review

Has everything you need and nothing you don't for the sunny everyday board
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Price:  $520 List
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Manufacturer:   Nitro
By Isaac Laredo ⋅ Review Editor  ⋅  Feb 20, 2019
  • Edging - 25% 8.0
  • Float in Powder - 20% 7.0
  • Stability at Speed - 20% 7.0
  • Playfulness - 20% 8.0
  • Pop and Jumping - 15% 8.0

Our Verdict

Nitro discontinued the Fury in 2020.
Great value
Below average float in powder
The Nitro Fury was a solid competitor for this year's Best Buy Award. Its ability to efficiently roll edge to edge with power and security while maintaining premier playfulness. On groomers and all around the mountain, this board was showing testers how awesome it was. When we were clocking high speeds or turning on firm conditions, this board had our back. All for the price of $520. However, the Fury's average powder flotation opened up a window to be superseded by the Jones Explorer. It's a great selection for someone who is looking for an everyday mountain board that can turn, jump, and performs in the park. At this price and depending on your budget consider pairing the Nitro Fury with a powder specific shape or the Yes Optimistic to experience out of this world floatation.

Our Analysis and Test Results

The Nitro Fury is a new addition to the Quiver series for the 2018-19 season. The Quiver Series is a line of all mountain and powder specific shapes designed by pro snowboarders Bryan Fox and Austin Smith. Each shape is designed for different conditions or terrain. The Quiver Series has been maintaining a high standard of performance since its inception. It's the all-mountain ripper of the bunch and aligns with the standards set by the series.

The Fury is best suited for sunny days or the day after a powder day to ride fresh corduroy in the morning, find day old powder stashes, jump off cliffs, lap side hits, and then hit the park till the chair stops spinning.

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Performance Comparison

nitro quiver fury snowboard review - the tester's heart is taken by the groomers of palisades tahoe.
The tester's heart is taken by the groomers of Palisades Tahoe.
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nitro quiver fury snowboard review - heelside grabbing crail on the playful fury.
Heelside grabbing Crail on the playful Fury.
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The Fury carves like a formula one car but with the user-friendliness of Honda Civic. The medium flex makes turning this board easy and receptive of the energy you put into it. When a board is very stiff, you have to work hard to bend the board into the turn. That's not the case here. A fluid flexing pattern creates powerful turns with limited power to initiate the turn. In other words, this thing is fun and will help you turn lower, faster and with more style. The heel side edge of the Fury has a tighter sidecut than the toes. This helps you maintain tighter arcs and edge hold on those heelside turns. This feature is also found on the Never Summer ProtoType Two. A key difference between the two models are the Power Pods that are asymmetrically mapped along the Fury's sidecut. Powerpods are edge protrusions that create snappy turns, and better edge hold along both edges. Our testing showed this to be effective in boosting edge grip when the board was ridden front foot heavy and leaning into our turns. In contrast, if we were soft with our turns, we felt insecure with our edge hold. Overall this board provided a fun, energetic and playful turning experience.

nitro quiver fury snowboard review
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Float in Powder

The Fury is a twin shaped board with a camber dominant profile with lightly rockered tips. Based on this design this model didn't thrive in powder but did impress testers with the amount of float it was able to maintain. This model scored a 7/10 on this metric which was support by the rockered tips. It's not designed to be your powder board but can get the job done and provides a fun day out if you find yourself on it on a powder day.

Stability at Speed

Scoring a 7 out of 10, the Fury performed as expected due to is medium flex and twin shape. The stability on groomed slopes was surprising and the board comfortable went as fast as most need or want it to. When blasting through chop, we at times felt the potential for falling over the handlebars due to the shorter nose. For the record, this was only in rather extreme conditions when we were pushing the limits but worth noting. Otherwise, our testers felt secure and trusted this board.

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Who doesn't love to play? Playing is fun, and so is snowboarding. Playful snowboarding pushes and inspires your creativity. If all mountain fun and versatility is your goal then having a snowboard that is playful is a great idea. Its digressive sidecut and medium flex fit that bill. The Fury excelled at short radius turns, butters and is incredibly versatile capabilities and left smiles on testers faces. Similar to the Never Summer Proto Type Two, the Fury was so fun it received a 10 out of 10.

Pop and Jumping

The mostly cambered profile of the Fury provided good pop that could be loaded quickly and easily. We didn't notice the slightly rockered to compromise landing/takeoff security or general pop. Our lead tester attributes this to how late the rocker starts in the tips. It scored an 8 out of 10, while not the top of its class the Fury provided plenty of pop.


Priced low, it's hard to say no.


The Fury has all the right features in all the right places without anything extra. Although we would suggest having a powder board in your quiver to tag in. It's a great everyday board for the all mountain ripper on a budget.

Other Versions and Accessories

The Fury also comes in a 159. We tested the 157.

nitro quiver fury snowboard review
Credit: Isaac Laredo

Isaac Laredo

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