Nitro Snowboards was founded in 1990 in Seattle, Washington. All of Nitro’s snowboards are designed in their design office in Seattle. The technical development is mostly done in the technical research center in Germany (Oberammergau). Their product range consists of snowboards, bindings, boots and softgoods. Nitro also has 3 side projects: L1 outwear, Raiden – more advanced and expensive line of their bindings and L1TA outwear which is designed only for women.