Sizes Available: 134, 138, 140cm
Sizes Tested: 140cm
The Vision returns for 2015 supercharged with new features like our super tough DURA-base to make it the ultimate freestyle kiteboard. We’ve stiffened the Vision’s flex pattern to increase pop and soften landings. Our proven outline and rails prevent spray by focusing the water down and away from the rider. Our laser cutting technology enables us to go where the competition can’t with the first ever NACA TECH channel configuration on a full wood-core board. Like a vacuum, the NACA TECH channels water from the middle of the board to the tip, accelerating it through the channel and increasing the overall board speed and grip to the water. Combining NACA TECH with our refined rocker line, the Vision will maintain its place at the head of the class in freestyle boards.
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Our Testers Say:
“Great all around board that goes upwind well with great chop handling,” John Steimle.
“Lots of rocker, great board for bigger guys in choppy conditions when powered up,” Michael Doucet.
“Heavy duty construction with tons of load and pop and super fun to carve in the surf,” Marko Bartscherer.
The 2015 Vision receives an upgraded Dura-base and laser-cut double NACA channels into the tip, very similar to the Misfit. We are told that Slingshot flattened out the rocker this year to increase the speed and upwind ability, but overall the Vision is still a high rocker board with explosive load and pop and easier landings. The Vision uses a centered track system to suit a wide range of finely tuned stance widths as well as a large amount of adjustment for stance duck. Testers commented on the Vision’s excellent chop handling abilities as well as its new flex pattern which delivers impressive load and pop. Testers gave the Vision high praise for its fun user-friendly feel and carving feel, but recommended riders think about going one size bigger because of the relatively larger amount of rocker. The Vision comes with the new Dually pad and straps system, which is easy to assemble and features a medium density footpad with straps that offer four Velcro adjustments to get the strap perfectly suited to your foot. The heel area features solid texture with a substantial ridge under the toe to give you a locked in feel.