GIGI TESTED. RÜF APPROVED.
Rider Style + Responsiveness
Softer flex, designed for optimized board feel and dampening ideal for rails, stairs, tubes and barrels.
Sonic Fused Straps:
Footbed + Baseplate
The redesigned 3D Direct-Connect extra padded core evenly distributes strap pressure and allows lateral freedom. Minimized stitching for better overall durability.
Union was the first to introduce Injected Magnesium to the snowboard market twelve years ago, and remains the only binding producer offering it. This expensive process delivers a material four times the strength of aluminum with only 1/2 the weight. Considering how durable Union buckles are, they are worth their weight in gold.
UltraGrip Toe Strap:
All new design with Multi-Positional options and thermoplastic anti-slip material keeps you locked in and on point – a simplistic, yet highly durable design.
One of the lightest bindings ever produced, the Contact pro focuses the strength of DuraflexTM in critical areas of the base for power, taking full advantage of Vaporlite Dampening everywhere else.
5% Contact Area:
Minimal board-to-binding footprint crucially reduces interference with your board’s true flex and provides a more natural response and feel.
Vaporlite is the evolution of closed cell foam often featured on high-end running shoes. This water resistant, durable material maintains it's superior dampening characteristics in cold temperatures, providing a ride that can't be matched. Vaporlite Full Bottom Bushing System allows for natural canting and next level vibration dampening for season long foot comfort.
Extruded Aluminum Heelcup:
Extruded Aluminum is one hundred percent pure and maintains it's true shape no matter how much wear and tear you inflict upon it. Union was the first company to bring the extrusion process to snowboarding and remains the only brand using it.
Minimal binding-to-board footprint crucially reduces interference with your board's true flex, providing a more natural response and feel. 4x2 and Channel ready.
Construction + Materials
Developed and tested by Gigi Rüf, the CP3 Highback is incredibly light, extremely comfortable, and outstanding in all types of snowboarding terrain.
Lighter, stronger and more precise, the all-new Quick Release Mini FLAD is a simple mechanism for riders looking for the ultimate in forward lean efficiency.
Duraflex Nylon Baseplate:
DuraflexTM blended nylon is specifically designed for cold temperatures, offering unsurpassed levels of strength and longevity. A new era for nylon plastic components and exclusive to Union.