Freestyle + | Freeride | Wakestyle

CORE Choice 5

CERTIFIED FOR STYLE 

PUT THE GLOW IN YOUR FLOW  

Offering an innovative, performance driven but playful twintip with an extremely wide range of use, the Choice 5 is your perfect freestyle-freeride-big air one-board solution. 
Delivering an undeniably smooth ride combined with on-demand agility, the Choice 5 is easily accessible with sporty riding characteristics that even beginners and intermediates are guaranteed to make great learning progress on; quickly graduating to grabbed rotations and explosive jumps. 

The Choice 5's excellent grip comes via state-of-the-art multi-channels, while the exciting agility and pop is made possible thanks to the relationship between the new tip shape and integrated quattro channels. Softer landings are due to the strongly contoured underwater hull, effectively breaking the surface tension of the water before pressure is felt in your knees. This easier feel helps you correct messy landings and manage choppy conditions more comfortably. 

 

THE CHOICE 5 IN DETAIL

Thanks to pre-selected Paulownia slats, the Choice 5 is up to 250g lighter than its predecessor. Instead of the previous ABS rails, composite rods made of ABS and a laminate of up to 80-layers are used. This unibody technology, which originates from ski racing, creates a direct connection between the Cartan carbon laminates in the deck and hull in the form of a torsion box.

Give your sessions that extra sporty kick with the new Choice 5!

Sizes:
133x40 | 135x41 | 137x41,5 | 139x42 | 141x42,5 | 144x43,5

 

Freestyle
Unhooked

Freestyle
Hooked

Freeride
Easy Riding

Fusion
Choice
Bolt

Key Feature Snapshot

Cartan Carbon - CORE Choice 5 Kite Board

CARTAN® CARBON 

UNIQUE FLEX AND RIDING PERFORMANCE

Our proprietary 30° biaxial carbon fiber layup optimizes torsion and flex. Our made-to-order 30° biaxial carbon fiber has more flex along the length of the board and less flex between the toe and heel. Cartan carbon's unique high filament count also requires less resin which saves weight. Enjoy improved pop, softer landings and extreme durability with Cartan.

Unibody Edge | Fusion 5 Twintip Kite Board

NEW! UNIBODY EDGE

THE BEST CONNECTION OF DECK AND HULL

High-end racing ski sidewall technology finds its way to twintips. An industry first and more expensive foil, the carbon and thermoset resin process massively improves the connection between the top and bottom Cartan carbon for a true unibody build. We replaced the previous internal ABS edge strip that joins the top and bottom carbon sheets with a new 80 layer, laminated, resin-activated strip that is much harder, stiffer and better bonding. The new edge improves torsional rigidity and also stores and releases more energy than before.

Unibody Edge - Choice 5 Kite Board
Unibody Edge  | CORE Choice Kite Board
Unibody Edge | Fusion 5 Twintip Kite Board
Paulownia Light Wood Core - Choice 5 Kite Board

NEW! PAULOWNIA LIGHT

LIGHTER WOOD CORE WITH THE SAME STRENGTH

Powerfully light, marine-grade, laminated wood core. All wood has natural variation in density and volumetric weight. We now select the lowest weight laminations before gluing them together. In doing so, the specially selected, long-grained Paulownia wood is 250g lighter and just as strong as the last generation. It gives our boards dimensional stability, decay resistance and a lightweight yet distinctively powerful character. The Paulownia extends towards the board's edges and is CNC milled both top and bottom.

MULTI-CHANNELS

GRIP AND CONTROL IN ALL SITUATIONS

A massive double concave center channel and a smaller outer channel follow the length of the board, providing extra depth for the V-Keel and incredible grip. In addition to the center channel, we added Quattro tip channels. Freestylers can load their edges more than ever, while freeriders will enjoy how well the Choice 5 tracks upwind.
 

 

 

 

 

Katana Channels | Choice 5 Kiteboard

KATANA CHANNELS 

STIFFER TIPS FOR MORE RESPONSE AND RESTORING FORCE

The perfect combo between tip flex and stiffness. You’ll notice that we continue the same contours of the bottom tip channel into the top deck, which now resembles a Katana sword. The new contours add tip stiffness to better store and release the energy you generate when loading the edge.

V-SHAPED KEEL

EARLY GLIDE, PILLOW SOFT LANDINGS

Inspired by the legendary handling of deep V powerboats in rough waters, we added a deep V-shaped keel along the entire length of the board to penetrate chop and smooth your ride. Who doesn't like pillow-soft landings?

 

BEVELED DECK 

REDUCED REVERSE FLEX AND BETTER PLANING

The Choice 5 features a 6-degree beveled deck edge from tip-to-tip that blends into the Katana channels. The bevel decreases longitudinal flex for more pop, reduced reverse flex and more powerful edging. 

Pro Rocker | CORE Choice 5 Kite Board

Pro Rocker

FULL BOW FOR BOOTS. HIGH COMFORT FOR STRAPS

The Choice 5 features a progressive freestyle rocker that is most pronounced under the handle. Board curvature is then reduced towards the tips. Individual flex patterns are built into each board size to lock in the best performance possible. Without giving away our secrets, good flex and bad (aka reverse) flex is measured and managed by varying the lamination thicknesses during production. A super-hard landing, for example, can create a negative rocker between your feet. We work very hard to eliminate bad flex, so those rock hard landings are easy to recover from. Not to worry, the Choice 5 is still deliciously fun when you are not in 'training' mode. Go hard, or easy; either way, you’ll love it.

1.1" G10 Pro Fins

42MM G10 PRO FINS

GOLDEN MEAN OF GRIP AND MOBILITY

A beautiful balance between resistance when you need it and the looseness you look for in a freestyle board. Too much fin for you? No problem. We also make 28mm wake fins. Still too much? No problem. Go finless and enjoy the ride. Alternatively, for all the big air fanatics who prefer more guidance, there are the 48MM G10 Pro Fins as an accessory.

Boot Tough Inserts | Choice 5

BOOT TOUGH INSERTS

STRONG HOLD FOR FIXED BOOT BINDINGS OR STRAPS 

Stainless steel V4A thread inserts are laminated in a massively reinforced base plate deep within the board to offer three different stance options.

Boot Tough Inserts
Choice 5 Paulownia Boot Tough Inserts
CORE Union Pro | Pads & Straps

UNION PRO

MAXIMUM COMFORT, TOTAL ADJUSTABILITY


Meet our Union Pro pads & straps with an improved, high-vis strap. We like the split strap design for its ridiculous customization options, providing independent form-fitting adjustability to your forefoot and midfoot. Each half of the split strap is independently, micro-adjustable with its own set of Velcros. You can adjust the angle of your feet in 11 different ways to lock in your preferred stance and move your pad closer or further away from the board's edge. The strap also sports 2cm of pad adjustability fore and aft to accommodate all foot sizes. We know, that’s an insane amount of customization; we just want to make sure it fits everyone.

The Union Pro also features subtle changes to materials and design. We improved the footbed densities to prevent foot slippage and increase comfort. The pad ridges encourage feet to slip in and stay put. Are these pads & straps the easiest to adjust and best fitting? We think so.
Ride super comfortable. Ride Union Pro

CORE Union Pads und Straps

UNION Comfort

THE ATTRACTIVE ENTRY

Our basic, no-frills pad and straps set features a new strap design.
The ergonomic, shock-absorbing footpad will give you the confidence to push your limits. The 'Diamond Wedge EVA' memory foam, 'toe grabber' footbed and single Velcro strap will hold you firmly and comfortably in all conditions.

CORE | CARVED | REVO Grabhandle
REVO Logo

NEW! REVO 

UPWIND IN NO TIME

Quick on-the-fly rocker adjustment. Need less rocker for getting upwind faster? Or more rocker for your newest tricks? No problem with the optional REVO, a clever rocker adjuster integrated into our grab handle. A quick turn of the handle activates REVO. Rocker is reduced 15mm, flattening the twintip and reducing its flex. This leads to a significant increase in planing and upwind performance.

CORE | CARVED | REVO Grabhandle
CORE | CARVED | REVO Grabhandle

MOMENTS

Stylefinder + Skill Level

Choice 5

Freeride | Easy Riding 100percent
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Freestyle (hooked) 120percent
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Wakestyle (unhooked) 100percent
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Pop 120percent
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Carving 120percent
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Comfort | Control 120percent
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RANGE/PRICES

 SIZESPRICES*
Choice 5133x40
135x41
137x41,5
139x42
141x42,5
144x43,5
1.199 EUR
Union Comfort Pads & Straps (One Size) 179 EUR
Union Pro Pads & Straps (M/L) 229 EUR
REVO Grab Handle  119 EUR
*suggested retail price. Pricing may vary.

Now available at your local CORE retailer

DELIVERY

Choice 5, Grabhandle, G10 Pro Fins (42mm), V4A-screws.

 

ACCESSORIES

Union Comfort Pads & Straps (One Size)
Union Pro Pads & Straps (M/L)
G10 Cutback Fins (48mm)
REVO Grab Handle
 

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