Based in vancouver, Canada. Option are one of the few long-established independent snowboard brands.They have been making and riding boards in the mountains of British Columbia since the dawn of snowboarding and continue to make great boards working with young local artists for their graphics.

Link to Option's Web Sitedetails of 2008/2009 boards are here

We don't have the 2008 / 2009 catalogue in a convenient form for download, so best to get details from Option's website above.

retail prices are here 2008/2009 retail prices



Test reports are here Document magazine tests on 2008 / 2009 boards
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and hereWhitelines magazine tests on 2008 / 2009 boards



Where to buy Option boards Option retailers If you have any trouble finding want you want, let us know and we'll put you in touch with a retailer who has stock.

We usually have quite a few ex demo boards, plus some older models that need to be sold. In the Spring, we bought a big shipment of 2007 / 2008 boards to give people a cheap way of buying a quality board.Follow the link from here bargain basement to see a list of what is available.




you can download the 2007 / 2008 catalogue in pdf format here
Option catalogue part 1
Option catalogue part 2
there are 2 parts - each is a big file - about 8meg




Not sure if you should be buying a new board this year? You can check if you should,by using our scientific test.
Simply fill your own data into this formula


y = x+1


where "y" is the optimum number of boards a rider of your standard should own, and "x" is the number of boards you currently own.