Wave (onshore): 90%
Wave (reef): 60%
Sizes: 5'1 (blue lagoon), 5'3 (coral)
The board has a straighter rocker and a parallel outline, which fades into a dynamic winger tail to increase its maneuverability. The squared off nose keeps the length to a minimum, and there are two sizes for you to choose from. The 5'3" is perfect for larger riders over 75kg who would usually ride a board around 5'8" while the smaller 5'1" is ideal for smaller riders.
Freestyle is a lot about control, pop, landing:
The volume and the thickness of the SLICE have been specifically tailored for kiting to ensure the highest possible level of performance.
Underneath you'll find a single concave with central channel which has been extended and now runs along the entire length for more directional stability.
We've kept the rails of the board thin to allow you to hold a better edge and also to increase the pop, making freestyle tricks easier. The distinct kick in the rocker line around the fins has been emphasized to get more pop out of the board.
The nose is pulled up slightly to help nailing the landings while the long channel provides the stability required.
The board delivers plenty of speed, both on flat water, for tricks, and in the waves too. The flatter rocker line enables the board to carry itself through weaker sections of the wave and the thin rails and pulled in winger tail make for dynamic turns on the face. And the thruster fin set up offers maximum versatility across a wide range of conditions, while also making the board easier to use.
The SLICE is best suited to small and medium sized waves and excels when the conditions are onshore, and the waves aren't too powerful. The increased speed offered by the board allows you to negotiate the wave without relying on its power as much.
For strapless freestyle riding, the compact dimensions make it very easy to maneuver the board in the air and swing weight is reduced. Even performing simple jumps is made easier, with a wide stance pop comes easy and the light nature of the board will help you improve incredibly quickly.
The SLICE will switch your level to "fast forward" mode!
The SLICE CARBON uses the HD foam carbon construction where the use of carbon fiber allows a lighter structure and therefore a lighter board to bring your strapless riding to the next level. Mixing HD foam with 45° bi-axial carbon fiber and some deck stringers for durability, we have designed some boards that will fulfill the most demanding riders. The SLICE carbon comes with a set of F-ONE FLOW RTM fins and taking advantage of its lightweight the board truly lives to all expectations as the ultimate freestyle board.
HD FOAM CARBON COMPOSITE
This sandwich construction (high density foam + fiberglass + carbon) provides the boards with a strong resistance and a lighter weight.
The carbon fibers are laid +45° and -45° onto the board therefore avoiding any fibers at 0° to preserve the flex of the board whilst achieving higher mechanical performances. This construction improves the weight/resistance ratio of Carbon Series models which clearly feature among the lightest and best performing boards on the market.
As the strapless discipline develops and grows, so does the demands it puts on the boards.
With higher jumps and tougher landings, the stresses applied to the boards have migrated towards the rails and we have reinforced some of our constructions with lateral deck stringers to make the boards more robust in these areas. These stringers are not full depth to keep the flex and feel of the board.
RTM technology stands for RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING. This procedd uses a closed mold to produce accurate composite parts.
The resin is injected in the mold after it is closed, with the dry fiber having been placed inside beforehand. The closed mold injection allows for great shape accuracy and the epoxy resin used make the fins stronger and more responsive providing a sharper feel on the water.
Futures Boxes x3
F-ONE FLOW XS (Thruster set)