The Slingshot Asylum’s rocker profile and aggressive NACA channeling yields crazy amounts of pop, fast top-end speeds and soft landings.The Asylum is a solid crossover kiteboard board for general freeriding, however the Asylum is at home when ridden aggressively by riders who prefer plenty of power. This is due to the Aggressive NACA channeling improve edge control, pop and streamline water flow to increase board speed.
Dedicated freestyle/wakestyle riders who specifically want a high-rocker board designed for massive pop, soft landings and unrivalled flat water performance. An upgraded Dura-Glide base gives the Asylum added durability for use on kickers, rails and sliders.
The Asylum is a perfect board for the rider looking to improve on there freestyle tricks. The pop on the Asylum is explosive, and instantly reacts under foot. We have found the Asylum to handle choppy water much better then expected. This is why it is one of our best selling boards along the south coast of the U.K
Carbon Bedrock inserts:
One of many Slingshot innovations, carbon-reinforced inserts have proven to be the lightest, strongest and most flexible seen yet. These new inserts, introduced on the 2017 lineup, reduce overall board weight, increase pull strength and far more consistent flex under foot.
A proper base thickness is an important detail in selecting the board that’s best for you. Slingshot offer something for everyone in the 2018 lineup. A thick layup will give more durability for kickers, sliders, rails and other hard objects, while a thinner layup means less overall weight.
All of Slingshot twin tip range are hand crafted out of all wood cores. They use sustainably grown Paulownia, which gives the lively, springy character that Slingshot boards are famous for. The vertically laminated construction harnesses the collect strength of the wood’s grain and provides strength, durability and consistent flex over the life of the board.
As an added layer of protection, we finish every board with a full urethane rail to protect from inevitable mishaps and impacts with hard objects.