The 5'11 Converse has always been a magical board. You can go as fast as your heart desires with unbelievable control. This board holds its rail incredibly, making for tight bottom turns to vertical snaps off the wave face. The Active Bamboo construction gives it great flex while looking classic and providing great durability. If the waves are firing, this is your go to kiteboard.
DEDICATED DOWN THE LINE SHAPE
SMALL SIZES IDEAL FOR STRONG WIND AND POWERED RIDING
PATENTED ACTIVE CARBON AND ACTIVE BAMBOO CONSTRUCTION
The Converse has more curve in the hip to keep a loose and lively feel. It has a straighter outline in the nose due to the increased length which maintains the classic feel and maintains drive through the turn.
The width on 5’11 Converse is comparable to the 5’8 Compact in the mid-point, but the Converse has a slightly wider tail. The wider tail keeps drive and maneuverability at lower speeds.
The Converse has a straighter back section going into a round tail, which keeps some drive through turns, specifically when combined with the higher rocker. The wide point on Converse is further back to keep the board loose and responsive.
2017 Converse – 5’11” x 18.25″ x 2″ 22L
Championing our drive towards a more sustainable kiteboard, the Active Bamboo technology combines our Patented Active Stringer for durability and flex control, with a durable (and more sustainable) bamboo sandwich outer skin.
The Active Bamboo is constructed using Entropy Super Sap Resin Systems, which reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 50% over conventional petroleum based epoxies. This resin system replaces petroleum-based raw materials with renewable plant-based materials. The raw materials going into Entropy Resins are co-products or waste products of industrial processes, which do not compete with food sources or displace food-based agriculture.
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