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Cardboards Tempo 2011

Cardboards Tempo 2011

Kiteboard Model: Tempo
Kiteboard Type: Twin-Tip
Brand: Cardboards
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Board sizes

127 x 39 cm
130 x 40 cm
135 x 41 cm
140 x 42 cm


Wakestyle has become a very popular discipline over the last years. More and more riders pick up the basics of this discipline and then love to perform spectacular tricks. Cardboards has designed the Tempo especially for these kind of riders who are constantly progressing and love to learn and perform new tricks. The board is crafted according to the highest quality standards and it aims to offer the best performance in its class. The Cardboards Tempo is available in four sizes, and every size is optimized to suit specific riding skills and styles. The board feels very lively from the first moment it is set on the water.

Tempo is Cardboards’ solution for all your wakestyle needs. It is crafted using the latest technology and the best composites and it runs great in a wide range of wind and wave conditions. It is quite a powerful board and it is intended for progressive riders looking to improve their skills and perform new tricks. The board has a specific wakestyle profile, featuring a straighter, powerful outline and custom tips.

These features assure a fast glide and allow the rider to perform various tricks without effort. It packs an explosive pop and can get you airborne with minimum input. At the same time it offers incredible control and it is very reliable. The Cardboards Tempo has multiple binging options. It can be used with straps or boots, depending on the rider’s skill and style. The high rocker line assures excellent control and improves the upwind abilities of the board. At the same time provides better acceleration and a fast top speed.

Cardboards has implemented a innovative bottom design to maximize overall performance. The hull uses a 5X concave profile featuring D tip channels. These features assure a smooth glide, optimal power release and predictable landings. The board is enhanced to suppress shocks resulted from wave impacts or rough landing to offer a comfortable ride. The board is crafted using a full Paulownia Wood core, combined with Nomex Honeycomb sections and Carbon fiber reinforcements. The full wood core assures a lighter weight and improved control, the Nomex Honeycomb sections assure an explosive pop, while the Carbon fiber reinforcements add durability.

The entire structure is optimized to offer optimal wakestyle flex. A top quality fin setup optimizes the power delivery and maximizes grip at high speeds or in tight turns. The Cardboards Tempo is available in four sizes and comes complete with fins, pads, straps and handle. If you love wakestyle this it the perfect board to try out some new moves.

Cardboards Tempo 2011 Average Rating: 3.3 out of 5 based on 3 user reviews.
Cardboards Tempo 2011 Reviewed on Mar 14th 2012
Rating: 3.0 out of 5

The board is more than OK. Runs fast, it is stable, pops really nice, easy to control, bla, bla. But the straps are cheap and stink. They are too big and don't feel right. Also poor quality. Get some new straps to enjoy this board. or some wake bind...more

Cardboards Tempo 2011 Reviewed on Feb 24th 2012
Rating: 3.0 out of 5

The board has good pop and snappy power. You can run fast and jump nice with it. Jumps are rather long than high. The board has double concave bottom so it sits really tight on the water, it does not feel skatey almost at all. The board is OK, but a...more

Cardboards Tempo 2011 Reviewed on Mar 14th 2012
Rating: 4.0 out of 5

It is my first Cardboards board. I must say that I haven't heard much about Cardboards and I thought the board would be average in performance, but it is not so. It is a great wakestyle board, with an allround touch. It can be used in flat water as...more