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Shinn Monokini 2010

Shinn Monokini 2010

Kiteboard Model: Monokini
Kiteboard Type: Twin-Tip
Brand: Shinn
Best For
Freestyle  Freeride
Board sizes

Length and width
126 x 37cm
129 x 38.5cm
132 x 40cm

Rating:
4
4.0/5
  • Shorter and lighter board meant for women riders
  • High visibility G10 fins
  • Deck protection plates for maximum durability
  • Deep section EVA cushioning for maximum ride comfort, even during rough landings
  • Multiple stance options so you can select the stance that best suits your needs
  • Memory foam that adjusts to your feet
  • Shinn foot straps that offer excellent grip
  • Alabasia wood core (wood is durable, lightweight and has plenty of flex)
  • Durable and environment-friendly construction
  • For early planning the board features a central concave washing out to flat areas in the tips
  • Slightly straighter outline into the tip area for excellent grip and drive through the water
  • The same rocker as the 2010 Luigi

The simple truth of the matter is that most boards are designed by men and are meant to be used by men riders. It is also true that most high profile manufacturers have a board in their lineup specifically designed for women riders. In Shinn’s 2010 lineup that board is the Monokini.

The Monokini is not men’s board painted in girly colors so that Shinn can claim it is meant for women. This board actually caters to women’s specific riding needs. Therefore it is a bit less aggressive, it is meant to be used by the smaller rider (women are generally smaller than men), it comes with smaller foot straps (men generally have larger feet) and a reduced stance width.

The 2010 can be used by all women riders of all ability levels in a wide variety of conditions, ranging from flat water to chop.

Shinn’s tagline for the 2010 Monokini is: “It’s a Sinn.”


Shinn Monokini 2010 Average Rating: 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 user reviews.
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Shinn Monokini 2010 Reviewed on Feb 24th 2011
pinkdarling
4
Rating: 4.0 out of 5

I don’t mean to sound shallow and small-minded, but for me looks are important. As far as looks go, this board delivers the goods. It may be a personal thing, but I really, really do like the pink and chocolaty stripes. Don’t get...more

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