2018 Slingshot Asylum Board Blem

2018 Slingshot Asylum Board Blem

  • High-performance freestyle and flatwater shredder
  • Huge pop, soft landings
  • Weapon of choice for 2016 World Champion Carlos Mario
  • Aggressive channeling creates board speed and grip
  • Lively and durable wood-core construction

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Since 1981 Tony Logosz and his brother Jeff have dedicated themselves to the performance and design of quality water sports equipment. Years of hard work and innovation, that is spawned from Tony’s ability to think in original ways, is what fuels them today. In 1999, after numerous innovations in windsurfing, wakeboarding and other major sports, both set forth to found Slingshot. Since then Slingshot has grown to be a global brand which caters to top kiteboarders and wakeboarders in the world.

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The weapon of choice for 2016 world champion Carlos Mario, the Asylum’s rocker profile and aggressive NACA channeling yields crazy amounts of pop, fast top-end speeds and soft landings. While a solid crossover board for general freeriding, the Asylum is better suited for aggressive riders who prefer plenty of power and are specifically looking for the freestyle-focused benefits that higher rocker provide. Aggressive NACA channeling improve edge control and pop and streamline water flow to increase board speed.

SIZES: 134cm

Package Includes:

  • Asylum Deck
  • 4 x 2″ Kite Fins
  • Grab Handle
  • PRODUCT DETAILS

    Overview: 
    You ride into darkness, taking pass after pass after pass in the glowing sunset until you nail that last trick just right. It’s not about impressing others, it’s about winning the battle with yourself. It’s the endless progression you love about kiteboarding, and with the Asylum underfoot you know you’ve got the best tool for the job.

    Rider Profile:
    Dedicated freestyle/wakestyle riders who specifically want a high-rocker board designed for massive pop, soft landings and unrivaled flat water performance. An upgraded Dura-Glide base gives the Asylum added durability for use on kickers, rails and sliders.Carbon Bedrock inserts: 
    One of many Slingshot innovations, our carbon-reinforced inserts have proven to be the lightest, strongest and most flexible we’ve seen yet. These new inserts, introduced on our 2017 lineup, reduce overall board weight, increase pull strength and allow for a more consistent flex under foot.

    Base Layups:
    A proper base thickness is an important detail in selecting the board that’s best for you, and we offer something for everyone in our 2018 lineup. A thick layup will give more durability for kickers, sliders, rails and other hard objects, while a thinner layup means less overall weight.



    Construction:
    Slingshot twin tips are hand crafted out of all wood cores. We use sustainably grown Paulownia, which gives the lively, springy character that Slingshot boards are famous for. Our vertically laminated construction harnesses the collect strength of the wood’s grain and provides strength, durability and consistent flex over the life of the board.
    As an added layer of protection, we finish every board with a full urethane rail to protect from inevitable mishaps and impacts with hard objects. We’ve added vibrant urethan colors give the visual pop distinct to Slingshot.