Empire Andre Botha PP+ 4X CT Bodyboard (PRE BOOK NOW!)

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    Empire Andre Botha PP+ contours 4X Channels Bodyboard

    Andre Botha has proved himself to not only be one of the best competitive riders in the world, winning back to back World Titles at ages 17, and 18, but he is also known as one of the heaviest chargers in the world. His relaxed surfing style paired with his ability to ride the craziest waves in the world has made him into one of the most dynamic riders the sport has ever seen. His template is designed with one thing mind, pulling into the biggest barrels possible.  

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    Features

    • Kinetic PP Core
    • NXLPE WAVECUSHION Deck Material 
    • Botha Signature Deck Contours
    • Surlyn Slick w/ Mesh
    • REACT MESH
    • 4X Channels (Quad Concave)
    • Single CFT Stinger in the 40"
    • Double CFT Stringers in the 41", 42" & 43" boards
    • XFL Crosslink Bumpers
    • Crescent Tail 

    What do all these features mean? Read below!

    Kinetic PP Core (whats inside)- Constructed from premium grade 1.9lb density Arpro Polypropylene resins, Kinetic Core™ delivers amazing projection and response as a result of high pressure cell-fusion created during the blank manufacturing process. Kinetic Core is a warm water core available in various reinforcement configurations, each tuned-in for specific wave conditions. 

    NXLPE WAVECUSHION (Deck Material) - 8lb non-crosslink polyethylene outer skins. The premier skin for high performance bodyboarding.

    SURLYN® Slick Bottom - Surlyn is a unique, rubber like combination of ethylene resins and other copolymers invented and manufactured by the chemical geniuses at DuPont. Unlike rigid plastics, Surlyn has amazing flexural stiffness that allows a board to conform and contort to the curve of the wave when controlled by applied pressure from the rider. When the torque is released, the dynamic memory properties of the Surlyn deliver instant recoil, projecting the board onto the next section. Surlyn is so strong that it is used as the cover for golf balls due to its unique abilities to resist cutting and abrasions from golf club impact. Surlyn is the slick of choice for high end bodyboards.

    REACT MESH - Diamond shaped mesh weave fused between the boards core and slick bottom skin for enhanced stiffness and recoil.

    4X Channels (Quad Concave)- This is what you will notice on the slick (bottom) side of the board. 4x channels will providing more speed, more control and a better chance to exit the barrel. 

    CFT Stringers- High-grade filament wound composite-fibre tubes placed inside the core of the board for increased board strength and spring-like recoil.

    Crescent TailClassic 45 degree angle on a 385 degree radius cut. Lose and responsive, Crescent Tails are the preferred tail shape of the Pro Team's. CNC cut for maximum precision.

    Board Construction - Buzz-Tech process hot air lamination system thermo-fuses the outer skins to the core with calibrated pre and post-set rocker tension for optimum board recoil and projection. CAD designed templates precision cut with CNC shaping machines allow for superior accuracy and consistency. Skilled craftsmen sand, trim, rail and roll each and every board for a high quality finish.

     

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    40” Botha PP+ 4X

    41” Botha PP+ 4X

    42” Botha PP+ 4X

    43” Botha PP+ 4X

    Nose- 11 1/8”

    Nose- 11 3/8”

    Nose- 11 ¾”

    Nose- 12”

    Width- 20”

    Width- 20 5/8”

    Width- 21 1/8”

    Width- 21 ½”

    Nose to Wide Part- 17 5/8”

    Nose to Wide Part- 18 1/8”

    Nose to Wide Part- 18 5/8”

    Nose to Wide Part- 19”

    Tail- 17 1/8”

    Tail- 17 5/8”

    Tail- 18”

    Tail- 18 ½”

    Finished Thickness-

     2 1/16” (53mm)

    Finished Thickness-

     2 1/8” (54mm)

    Finished Thickness-

     2 3/16” (55mm)

    Finished Thickness-

     2 ¼” (56mm)

     


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