Sizes Available: 132, 135, 138, 140, 145, 155cm
Sizes Tested: 135, 138cm
There’s a good reason why the Switch has been our best-selling twintip board year after year. More versatile and comfort-oriented than any other twintip we make, the Switch can be enjoyed by all riders — from beginner to advanced. Better yet, the 2016 model offers a reduced weight for a more precise feel, a new 3D deck for optimized flex and a wider outline for enhanced upwind performance. The 2016 Switch Board includes the 2016 Airush AFT Strap and Pad System, hardware, Premium G-10 Fins and molded ergonomic board handle.
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Our Testers Say:
“Will keep you riding in all conditions with a fantastically smooth ride.” Ross Danielson
“A great setup for explosive pop; a buttery smooth ride with good carving turns and loved the comfortable straps that were very comfortable on my feet.” Rob Shea
“Worked well on the downwinder, easy to go from heel to to toe edge with excellent upwind ability; a great little board that needs to spend a few extra minutes getting its graphics glammed up for its big night out.” Tristan Morgan
The 2016 Switch features a bat shaped tail and a rounded template that makes carving super fun. The Switch features three holes for adjusting stance width and a new pad/footbed system that offers a good amount of rotation for adjusting duck. Compared to the Apex, the Switch is a little bit more forgiving, particularly in the choppy conditions of La Ventana. The pulled tips make this board feel extremely lively for edge to edge carving in the waves. The extra width helps this board go upwind and the softer flex makes for more user friendly load and pop and softer landings. The straps are the same as last year with dual adjustment Velcro, but the footbed of the pad has a little more texture, yet soft and rubbery for a confidence inspiring grip that is not only comfy, but will keep the board on your feet during serious g-forces.