2017 Slingshot Widow Maker

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• Carbon-hybrid board packed with cutting-edge technology 
• By far the lightest board on our lineup 
• Stiff and fast, carves upwind like a dream 
• Aggressive channeling increases grip and tracking 
• All-around cruiser the connoisseur of fine rides

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$999.00

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Building on a reputation as one of the lightest, highest-tech twin tips in kiteboarding, the Widowmaker has been stripped down and rebuilt to be lighter and stronger than ever. Weighing in at just 4.5lbs., the 2017 Widowmaker features a cutting-edge hybrid Paulownia/Korroyd core.

Paulownia is known for its strong, springy characteristic, while Korroyd is a thermally-welded miniature honeycomb that provides superior strength at a fraction of the weight of a full-density core. 

On the outside, the Widowmaker features a full carbon wrap with additional carbon Vectran weave in critical stress areas. Additional top and base layers provide even more strength and durability.

Package includes: Board, standard 2” (5.08cm) kite fins and grab handle

PRODUCT DETAILS

The Widowmaker features a progressive three-stage rocker and a distinctive bottom profile with aggressive NACA channeling at the tip and tail designed propel water across the board. These technical features add up to a fast, locked-in board with great upwind tracking, solid pop and a crazy-light feel you notice instantly. 

 
Carbon Bedrock Inserts: New for 2017, Slingshot is employing a carbon-reinforced Bedrock Insert mounting system, which reduces board weight while improving hold strength and overall flex characteristics.  They use the industry-standard M6 hardware and are reinforced with light-weight, high-strength carbon fiber. 
    
NACA channels: Precision NACA Tech channels allow Slingshot to fine-tune each board in its lineup for specific performance characteristics. Channels improve water flow and board speed, grip and pop, edging and general performance and feel.
 

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2017 Slingshot Widow Maker

2017 Slingshot Widow Maker

• Carbon-hybrid board packed with cutting-edge technology 
• By far the lightest board on our lineup 
• Stiff and fast, carves upwind like a dream 
• Aggressive channeling increases grip and tracking 
• All-around cruiser the connoisseur of fine rides