A. NOW's are capable everywhere. That's part of what makes them awesome.
B. OP, this tech is very gimmicky. I think someone tried this on skis some years ago, and it failed. It wasn't reactive right and just fucked with your turn initiation and whatnot.
If you want to drop for something techy grab yoself a Nitro Ultimate with a full Koroyd core.
Go ahead, drink that kool-aid.
FS: Forum Sauce 142 $200 plus shipping
FS: Flux SE30 $75 plus shipping