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Mystic 2012

Mystic completely redesigned its 2012 collection of wetsuits which now come in front and back zip models and a multitude of other options to match your specific needs and budget. The harness line was fine tuned to make them even more comfortable and stylish and women will be especially stoked with their expanded options as well. New for 2012 is Mystic’s wake/cable line of wetsuits and vests as well as an entirely new line of clothing and board/travel bags. Mystic’s Evan Mavridoglou walked us through what we can expect from Mystic in 2012.

It looks like a lot of the Mystic harnesses from 2011 have carried over into 2012. What are some of the specific changes compared to last year’s models?

After the Warrior III’s incredibly successful debut last year, it’s back and better than ever. It’s been fine tuned with softer edges, lighter materials, covered side parts, and the battle belt is the strongest yet for maximum reliability and support in the most extreme conditions. Mega loops, powerful freestyle, or pure freeriding, anything’s possible with the Warrior III.

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What are the differences between the Warrior III and the LEN10?

Ruben Lenten is the most extreme kiter in the world and the Warrior III LEN10 is his chosen harness. A different spreader bar specifically designed by Ruben, a leash system on the back of the harness with a swivel for aggressive spins, and orange highlights throughout are part of Ruben’s 2012 look. There is also a rumor of the 2012 Warrior III LEN10 being offered with slightly stiffer foam for even more support, but we will let our customers feel the differences between the regular Warrior III and the LEN10 version.

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Want More? Get the rest plus info on 2012 gear from 18 more brands in the TKB 2012 Buyer’s Guide.

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