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North Free Race 2012

North Free Race 2012

Kiteboard Model: Free Race
Kiteboard Type: Directional
Brand: North
Best For
Freeride  Racing
Board sizes

164 x 47.5 cm

Rating:
4
4.0/5

The 2012 North kiteboards have finally arrived and the waiting proved to be well worth it. Every single board model was crafted according to the highest quality and performance standards. One of the most versatile boards in the 2012 range is the Free Race. The Free Race blends the best from racing and freeride worlds into one single platform. It is light, fast, and powerful and has an amazing control. The board performs great in a wide range of wave and wind conditions and it is fun to ride.

• Excellent Lightwind Performance
• Excellent carving and jibing abilities
• Bamboo Construction Technology
• Future Fin Configuration
• Dual Density Pads

The 2012 Free Race by North is an amazing board. It is constructed using the latest technology and intended to perform outstanding at both freeride and racing disciplines. The Free Race takes the best features from a dedicated racing board and a freeride one and blends them into a unique riding machine. The directional surfboard, slightly rounded outline makes it very fast and assures a smooth glide across the waves.

A blocky tail provides optimal power delivery and assures excellent control. A great thing about the Free Race is that it can get you going pretty fast when all the other riders sit on the beach and wait for the wind to pick up. The North team has made sure that the board has excellent lightwind performance. The flat rocker provides outstanding upwind abilities and top control.

The rider can run at impressive speeds while he is in complete control and the board responds to any command. The board is equipped with a twin fin setup which minimizes drag and provides extra lift when needed. The surfboard-like rails provide a very smooth glide and improve the carving and jibing abilities of the board. The board is great for entry level racing competitions, but also for fast and fun cruises. It is very stable and gives the ride the confidence to push his skills to the maximum.

The North Free Race is built using a Bamboo and Custom Epoxy Wood Sandwich construction. This structure makes the board very durable and light. If you love fast speeds on flat waters, a smooth ride through small waves and chop or wish to have a nice lightwind session, the North Free Race is the perfect board for you.


North Free Race 2012 Average Rating: 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 user reviews.
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North Free Race 2012 Reviewed on Sep 20th 2011
Remy
4
Rating: 4.0 out of 5

The Free Race is a fast and powerful board. You can even use it in light winds. It is great for fast cruises, but it also jumps nice. It goes upwind without problems. To get it running fast and perform power moves you need a powerful kite whic...more