The Japanese snowboarding superstar, Kazu Kokubo, has recently split paths from the biggest company in the industry, Burton. Kazu came into this year’s Dew Tour with a new board beneath his bindings, a Capita. Over the holidays the official announcement and welcome to the team video launch making Kazu’s sponsor swap officially public. The six-minute video, “The Outsiders,” is posted below and shows the fist-ever Kazu part on a Capita plus  riding from new teammates Dan Brisse, Scott Stevens, Jess Kimura, Phil Jacques, Dustin Craven, Brandon Cocard and Cale Zima. To read a little more about Kazu’s recent change in sponsors, check out the story posted on