Airush Switch Team Kiteboarding Board Freeride
With the same amazing freeride performance as the Switch, the Switch Team offers a new lightweight carbon construction. Combining this carbon construction with the Multi-zone Biotech Core, this multilayer construction creates a consistent density from the natural material, taking the standard Switch model to new levels, creating an extremely responsive freeride board when loading, popping, landing, and cruising.
Featuring the full flex-tip technology found in the Switch, the Switch Team also features our full carbon torsion control lay-up construction. The full carbon torsion control construction brings all the best elements of a high performance carbon fiber competition board into our all round freeride machine.
The AR Carbon layup is our premium freeride technology. With a biaxial carbon full-deck, this construction creates a board with increased response yet maintains the soft user-friendly elements found in our fiberglass constructed boards. This full-deck of biaxial carbon increases the playfulness of the board underfoot while the glass bottom ensures durability.
MULTIZONE BIOTECH CORE
THE AIRUSH MULTIZONE BIOTECH CONSTRUCTION IS A VERTICAL PAULOWNIA WOOD CORE SANDWICH. THIS MULTILAYER CONSTRUCTION CREATES A CONSISTENT DENSITY FROM THE NATURAL MATERIAL. OUR WOOD CORES ARE RENOWNED FOR THEIR RESPONSE, DURABILITY AND SMOOTHNESS, AND ARE COMBINED WITH A VERSATILE COMBINATION OF LAMINATES DEPENDING ON EACH MODEL’S REQUIREMENT, FOR ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY.
The Ultra-Flex tip shape and narrow tip outline found in the Switch & Switch Sonic ranges is designed to give the most forgiving and softest ride in our range.
1: Center Spine: Reduced stiffness around the tips to maintain a high level of stability underfoot to prevent unwanted distortion.
2: Venturi Concave: Increased planing ability, allowing for a more user-friendly, forgiving, ride.
3: Freeride Outline: With extra curve along the rail, having the tips narrower in relation to the central width allows for smooth carving and easy rail to rail transitioning.
Freeride Continuous Rocker
This is Airush’s freeride oriented rocker that delivers the ideal balance between control, ease of planing and smooth transitioning for the ultimate freeride experience.
FMS FLEX RATING
AIRUSH INTRODUCED FMS RATING 6 YEARS AGO AS THE FIRST BRAND TO QUANTIFY HOW MUCH A TWINTIP FLEXES. INSTEAD OF THE GOOD OLD “FEEL” TEST, WHICH CAN BE VERY DECEPTIVE DUE TO THE IMPACT OF THE LENGTH ON THE OVERALL STIFFNESS, FMS TAKES INTO ACCOUNT THE BOARD’S LENGTH AND DEFLECTION. A LOWER RATING INDICATES A SOFTER BOARD MORE SUITED TO FREERIDE, WHILE HIGHER RATED STIFFER BOARDS ARE MORE SUITED TO FREESTYLE.