The Fusion 2 is a freeride board suited for any style of kiteboarding. Photo: Thorsten Indra

The Fusion 2 is a freeride board suitable for all styles and abilities. Photo: Thorsten Indra

Core Kites has revealed the second generation of their all-around performance board, the Fusion 2. The team at Core has been working hard to refine an already proven twin tip. Completing the package are their all-new Union Pro foot pads and straps. The Fusion 2 is a versatile weapon designed for flat water, chop, and wave riding. Continue reading below to learn the technical details about the Fusion 2 from Core Kiteboarding.

Our new 2nd Generation best seller is here!

The Core Kiteboarding team in action in Mauritius. Photo: Thorsten Indra

The Core Kiteboarding team in action in Mauritius. Photo: Thorsten Indra

The proven performer is perfected. When the Fusion hit the water two years ago, it took the market by storm. The board’s success was to be expected as the it shared genes with the Carved Imperator, the pinnacle in kiteboard engineering. Now, after two years of continuous R&D, we bring you the second generation Fusion featuring evolutionary refinements while remaining true to the original character. Familiar, yet one quick look at the Fusion 2 and you will notice the new Union Pro pads, contour tips and fins.

We are super stoked with our new in-house designed Union Pro pads and straps. When we could not source “off the shelf” pads that met our standards, we decided to build them ourselves. The new, orthotic EVA footpads with its “toe grabber” 3D surface will hold your feet securely even on those off balance landings. And with a base plate that can accommodate nine different stances and three pad insert options we are sure you will find the perfect setup for your riding style. Our new Union Pro straps are equally customizable. With effortless pitch, longitudinal and height adjustments, finding your sweet spot will be easier than ever. We lined the strap interior with padded neoprene while protecting the exterior with durable synthetic leather.

A noticeable change can also be seen in the new contour tip outline. The edge runs longer and straighter to a geometrically optimized, bevelled corner. The modified edge profile blends perfectly with the Progressive Channels and new G10 fins to deliver crisp freestyle take-offs and controlled power edging without sacrificing the much loved freeriding character of the original.
We worked really hard to keep all the good stuff that made the Fusion so popular in the first place. For example, we continue to use our proprietary Cartan® 30° Biaxial carbon fibre weave to optimize board torsion and dynamic longitudinal flex. We retained the famous Diamond 3D Shape performance attributes. We didn’t fiddle with the proven V-Keel, the Double Concaves or the Progressive Channels. The famous Fusion feel is alive and well in the new generation.

The Fusion 2 is available in June at your local CORE retailer for 929 Euros. And don’t forget about our two light wind editions: the Fusion 2 LW medium and the Fusion 2 LW large. Boards that ooze confidence and agility even in the lightest of winds.

The Fusion 2 looks to perform as well in the air as it does on the water. Photo: Thorsten Indra

The Fusion 2 looks to perform as well in the air as it does on the water. Photo: Thorsten Indra

The new Fusion 2. The Swiss Army® knife of kiteboards. Always the right choice for your next epic session. Chop, glass, or waves, it doesn‘t matter when you‘re riding the Fusion 2, the ultimate all style twin tip. The best seller is back…only a little better!

The Fusion 2 has been described as the Swiss Army® knife of kiteboards.

The Fusion 2 has been described as the Swiss Army® knife of kiteboards.

Sizes:
133×39 cm | 135×40 cm | 137×41 cm | 139×41.5 cm | 141×42 cm |
144×43 cm | LW 147×44 cm | LW 152×46 cm

Price: EUR 929,-

Features

Cartan® Carbon: Proprietary flex control
Wood Core: A dynamic core wrapped in Cartan®
Diamond 3D Shape: The perfect balance between flex and rigidity
Hydrodynamic Bottom Contour: Grip wherever you need it
Progressive 2-Channel Tips: More pop. Better jump dynamics
New Union Pro Pads & Straps: Customization, comfort and control
New G10 Cutback Fins: Finely tuned performance

Find more info on the Fusion 2 and Fusion 2 LW at:

http://www.corekites.com/us

In addition, Core has redesigned their pump, and have a slick webpage that explains all the time and energy-saving features. Check it out here: http://pump.corekites.com/us/

Fri 29th May, 2015 @ 7:47 pm

Naish

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