Omega 2008

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Brand: Flexifoil

Sizes:

  • 130x41
  • 133x42

Contents

Description

The Omega board is built for the experienced rider with the focus on responsiveness and a lively ride. The Omega boards are designed for riders wanting reactive performance and exceptional carving ability. This board has excellent pop and releases superbly off the water making it good for wake style tricks, while the elliptical outline and sculpted tip shape provides the board with a true “carvey” turn, making it excellent for powered wave riding.

Waveriding

The elliptical outline provides more curvature in the tip so the board turns sharply on a small radius. Even on small waves the board drives well and pushes out of top and bottom turns. The Omega board has a loose “skate” feel, making it ideal for the experienced rider who is looking for a fun, fast and reactive board.

Responsiveness

The wood / Airex® composite construction makes the board more responsive to even slight rider input and delivers superb feedback to the rider throughout their riding experience.

Quick Planing

The overall board dimensions have been designed to help you to get up on the plane very quickly enabling you to ride on your preferred kite size and make the most of all conditions.

Outstanding pop

The stiffness offered by the Wood / Airex® construction the means that the board has excellent pop without sacrificing power holding ability. The stiff sections develop excellent pop for wakestyle manouveres without reducing the wave riding performance of the board.

Easy to land

The extra width the board has provides a large landing area. This means that it is easier to control fast landings and ride away with control, speed and confidence.

Rider's Style

Waveriding

Your passion is waveriding and you enjoy big, carvey turns. Making the most of sloppy on-shore waves is important.

Advanced Freeride

You want it all - a board for smashing waves and doing freestyle tricks in flat water. A challenging and fun board to ride for high-end riders.

Weight-Size

  • Less than 70 kg (11 stone): 130 x 41 cm
  • Between 70 - 90 kg (11 - 14 stone): 133 x 42 cm
  • Greater than 90 kg (14 stone): 133 x 42 cm

Stance

Confused about the three stance options?

All boards in the range offer three stance width options (38, 42 and 46cm). Your height will roughly dictate which stance setting you should use, although advanced riders may wish to experiment with the widest stance setting.

  • Less than 5’6” (165 cm): 38 cm width
  • Between 5’6” - 6’ (165 - 180 cm): 42 cm width
  • Greater than 6’ (180 cm): 46 cm width

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Construction

The Omega board core uses the best properties of wood, and Airex®. The wood section runs down the centre of the board and enables the board to have a lively feel and to be extremely responsive to rider input.

Features

Stance Position

All boards in the range offer three stance width options (38, 42 and 46cm). Whilst testing with a variety of riders we found that stance position made a significant difference to the feel of the board. Feedback from our professional rider team led to the inclusion of the wide stance option which helps them to land powered moves with more consistency giving an edge in competitions. The wide stance puts your feet closer to the fins and board tips which enables more controllable powered carving, great for freeride sessions. The 42cm stance is optimum for most riders as it is a solid stance width and creates more flexible tips making the board more forgiving and landings easier. The 38cm stance is perfect for smaller riders.

Outline shape

Testing showed us that the outline shape of the board makes a massive difference to how the board behaves. We found that by adjusting the curvature of the board outline, you can control a number of different aspects of the board. The outline shapes of our board range have each been carefully designed to so that every size and model delivers outstanding performance.

Top mould shape

The unique Flexifoil-designed top mould shape keeps the board stiff in the centre whilst allowing for more flex towards the tips and the fins. This makes it easy to edge the board in strong winds and also provides great pop. The flex in the tips of the board enables the rider to carve upwind easily and generate awesome power to boost off the water.

Top mould shape strength

Our unique shape helps to distribute the loads that are put on the board throughout every session. It makes the board strong in all areas and helps prevent it from braking even after a heavy landing.

Top mould grab detailing

To help control the board during grabs and board offs we’ve incorporated a grip texture into the top mould. This makes it easy to hold and stops your hands from slipping.

Concave style

The concave shape helps to stiffen the board in the centre section, providing progressively more flex towards the tips. This means that the board edges well in strong winds as it puts your feet closer to the fins and board tips. It also helps the board to plane easily in light wind conditions.

2mm ABS side walls

Extremely durable and strong. The red coloured side walls are excellent for spotting your board in the water and provide the added security of a relatively ding-proof rail.

Pads and straps

Fully adjustable, strong and comfortable. Contoured footpads are screwed on to the board using the foot strap bolts (no glue required) so you can change the foot position easily. The ergonomically designed straps are strong and comfortable and dismantle easily for travel.

Wake Style option

The Delta and Omega board’s foot-strap inserts are designed to accommodate a standard wake-style binding plate. This gives the rider the option of a true wake-style setup for kiting and also enables the board to be used as a standard wakeboard when fitted with the binding plate.

Board accessories

High quality 55mm G10 fins ensure that you won’t be skipping out easily and allow you to maintain an aggressive upwind course with less effort. The ergonomically designed grab handle has a comfortable and solid feel, making it easy to latch on to at all times. The package is completed with fully polished stainless fittings.

Legendary Flexifoil quality

As with all Flexifoil products, our boards are finished to the very highest standard and are built to deliver a fun and rewarding experience for years to come.

High-gloss UV-stable finish

A high-gloss UV protective finish has been added to the top skin of the board so that it will continue to look good for years to come, even if left in the sun.

Colours

Available in one design

Package

Comes complete with

  • Board
  • Fins (x4)
  • Footstraps (x2)
  • Pads (x2)
  • Grab handle
  • Footpad screws and washers
  • Instructions

Manual

Pictures

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Videos

Reviews

English

Omega 2008 133x42 - IKSurfMag

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