FLEXFLIGHTS are true hi-performance longboards. The Flex Flight Series incorporates FUTURE SHAPES TECHNOLOGY (FTS), featureing a 1lb EPS core, high density skin and PARABOLIC balsa rails, producing an ultra lightweight and durable longboard with the same superior performance characteristics made famous by Firewire's shortboards. The controlled flex characteristics of FST eliminates chatter through increasing dampening at the same time providing insane acceleration and a tight turning radius, taking hi performance longboarding to the next level.
Crossfire is a hybrid technology, combining the bamboo deck skin of Rapidfire Technology on both the top and bottom decks with the Balsa Parabolic rails of Future Shapes Technology to control flex. The result is a durable, lightweight surfboard with great flex characteristics.
*FIREWIRE SURFBOARDS DO NOT INCLUDE FINS*
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- Firewire Surfboards - Flexflight Crossfire - 9'0 Not as strong as you would like to thinkReview by BC BC
RatingThese boards perform well, however I just snapped mine in 3 ft surf so dont expect them to be as strong as you think.(Posted on 8/10/2012) 2012-08-10
- Firewire Surfboards - Flexflight Crossfire - 9'0 Firewire Flexflight Crossfire ReviewReview by Nick M - Cleanline Employee Nick M - Cleanline Employee
RatingCleanline has been carrying Firewire Surfboards for about five years now. I remember when we first got them in, I couldn't wait to get my hands on one. I was drawn to them by their unique construction without the traditional stringer, and instead the parabolic stringers along the rails. When we get a new line of surfboards in we pick a few out as demo boards for employees and customers to try out. One of these boards was the 9'0" Flexflight, which I had to try because I figured if I wanted to really notice the flex in these Firewire boards then a 9'0" would really show it with all its rail length. I grew up riding longboards and competing in contests througout Oregon, Washington, and California so I have experience riding many different longboards, and I figured I wouldn't be too suprised by this new board. However. Right out of the gate I noticed how well the board paddled and floated, which I know most epoxy boards do better because of their construction. When I paddled the board flowed through the water smooth and without chatter or stiffness, and when I got into my first wave I found the board actually has a very similar feel to a poly board, with lots of great flex and feel, minus the stiff rigidness or resistance of a composite epoxy board. When I drew my line of the bottom, and pulled up the face of the wave I could feel the flex and drive of the parabolic stringers right away. It has a very drivy feel off the main point of your turn, both bottom and top, which helps drive it through maneuvers, and around sections. The added float of the hand shaped epoxy makes it catch waves very easy and also makes it possible to have a good nose ride, even with a thinner board. It's also lighter weight and more damage resistant than a fiberglass board. Over all it's a very unique style board with a great ride and feel that's hard not to fall in love with, especially if you like a lonbgoard that will work in all conditions.(Posted on 4/18/2012) 2012-04-18
Nick M. - Cleanline Employee