Airush Switch Kiteboard 2015
The Airush Switch is the most versatile and comfortable oriented board in tthe range, enjoyed by beginners and advanced riders.
Sizes: 130x38, 135x40, 138x42, 142x44, 150x45.5
Complete with AFT Core Strap System
Each year the Switch has been our best selling board in the Airush Twin Tip Range and there is a reason why. The Switch is the most versatile and comfortable oriented board in the range, enjoyed by beginners and advanced riders. For 2015, the Switch has had major changes in weight, new 3D deck for change in flex patterns as well as a new wider outline for better upwind performance.
New 3D Deck w/ flex
Subtle Venturi Concave
Deeper flex point in the Independent Flex Tips
Carbon Torsion Control
Metro 40 fins for the best combination of grip and looseness
2 Year breakage warranty (incl Bindings)
M6 Metric Screws
AFT Strap System Included
The Airush Multizone Biotech construction is a vertical wood core sandwich comprising of a dual density Balsa and Poplar core with ABS rail and tips. The higher density poplar stringer creates a hyper responsive center section while the outer balsa section minimizes the weight. Our wood cores are renowned for their response, durability and smoothness, and are combined with a versatile triaxial laminate, for all-round performance and durability.
Featured on the Switch, Apex, Apex Team and Diamond Series series the unique Venturi Concave bottom enhanced the stability and grip of the board. This is achieved by channeling water away from the fins and concentrating the flow through the centre of the board in the tail area.
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 boards length and deflection and lower rating indicating a softer board. Softer boards are more suited to freeride, while stiffer boards are more suited to Freestyle.
INDEPENDENT FLEX TIPS
The Independent Flex Tips work in conjunction with the Carbon Torsion Control to enhance the stiffness differentiation between heel side and toe side edges. The Carbon Torsion Control stiffens the heel side edge while the independent flex tips allow the toe side edge to remain softer for carving and toeside turns.
CARBON TORSION CONTROL
Airush Carbon Torsion Control creates a unique performance advantage developed specifically for performance freeride boards. Traditionally higher flex boards, ideal for freeride, have significant torsional flex. The Carbon Torsion Control features bias oriented Carbon fiber along the heel edge, reducing the amount of torsional flex in this area, this allows you to ride the board flatter for increasing comfort and speed.
TIPS & TUNING
The Switch is the go to board for any everyday freerider. Flat in rocker yet super responsive, the Switch is super fun and comfortable to ride. We recommend this board to any rider that does not have 1 focused discipline. On average the 135 is the go-to board for the average sized rider (60-75kg). This gives you the best combination of lightwind upwind performance and highwind control in choppy conditions.