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2019-2020 MODEL

THE CHASER

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ACCEL CAMBER

The Chaser is the symbol of Gentemstick's endless pursuit of perfection. The length will fit in to a large variety of rider's choice and would set the standard for today's modern short board era.

Combining the characteristics of the Fyfisk and the super short Hornet, this board will be the go to board to carve lines on untouched slopes of Europe and North America. The Flagship of Gentemstick's New Era: THE CHASER.

Model
THE CHASER
Length
1560 mm
Running Length
996 mm
EF.edge
1076.5 mm
Nose Width
346 mm
Waist Width
285 mm
Tail Width
299 mm
Sidecut R.
8300/7600 mm
Setback
0 mm
Tapered
23.5 mm
Sidecut Dep.
30.5 mm
Cam.
4 mm
Stance Width
470-550 mm
Front Foot
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Rec. Stance
510 mm
Rear Foot
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PRICE
¥110,000(w/o tax)
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FUNCTION

ACCEL CAMBER

The idea of traditional camber is to apply the same amount of pressure onto the entire edge of a board to attain smoother, more stable carving and turning.

The camber arches from the center of the board all the way to 3 cm inside of the widest point of a board, both the nose and the tail. To turn, this camber has to be stepped on and the bottom pressed against the surface. This type of camber is effective at a resort, compacted slope or on a flat face. But it has lots of demerit on deep powder, fresh snow, or terrains with three-dimensional features. It is arched against the direction of the board, and the board could get hooked on the snow easily, making the turn less agile.

The GENTEMSTICK’s radical Accel camber eliminates hooking and prevents nosedives in deep powder or fresh snow, while maintaining a natural floatation. It is designed and shaped to perform its best when the rider stands neutrally on top of a board. It is made flat from the widest point of the nose side to about the front foot. The arch begins there and reaches the highest around the back foot, and it ends at the widest point of the tail side. When a rider stands on the board, the arch gets pushed and the area ahead of the front foot barely touches the snow.

This is the position that maximizes the performance of the board, and also the same position that reaches maximum velocity in ski races and other speed competitions. Accel camber has an arch from point A to point B. The board becomes flat as the back foot pressures the board. It rises slightly from the point C to the nose, which effectively reduces snow resistance. There are boards with similar camber designs released from major manufacturers these days. It is important to remember that the nose rocker design becomes very important with this kind of camber system, which has the peak of its arch placed further behind the center of a board. The GENTEMSTICK Accel camber boards are distinctly designed, especially from the point where the camber ends to the widest point of the nose. The key is to reduce resistance.

REVIEW

シマシマ / 関西広域スキー場サイドカントリー中心に使用
曲がれて、飛べて、安定したスピードが出せる、マジックボード。ウエストが太いと数字では思ってしまうが、体が道具に合うのは時間の問題。自分の足のように雪の上を自由に滑らせてくれ、どんなラインも頭に描いたイメージをそのまま結果に繋げてくれる。
1段階ステージが上がった、視野が広くなったと感じられる板で、体重82kg、181cmの私でもちょうどよく、粘りと反発のバランスが取れているワールドワイドな板です。