O’Brien System Kids wakeboard 2016

$134.88
O’Brien System Kids wakeboard 2016
8.3

Appearance

7.0/10

Durability

8.6/10

Performance

9.0/10

Speed

8.8/10

Weight

8.1/10

Pros

  • Predictable ride
  • Greater edge hold
  • Straighter edges help in tracking
  • Amazing price
  • Great board for beginners

Cons

  • Not suitable for people weighing more than 140 lbs
  • Not suitable for experienced riders or adults

There are many O’Brien wakeboards that are being widely used by both amateur and professional wakeboarders all over the world. One of these is the O’Brien System Kids wakeboard that was introduced just recently. It has so many amazing features to offer specifically for the young riders for whom wakeboarding is a very new experience.

The experience levels it can cater to, include the beginner to the intermediate levels. Some of its features include the enhanced double barrel channels that exit the tip and tail. Another feature is the 1.35 inches long Flank fins. Also, the rocker type that this wakeboard offers is continuous. The wakeboard is designed in such a way that the kids can ride it quite confidently and it makes their wakeboarding experience a memorable one.

1.35 inch Flank Fins

One of the unique features of this O’Brien system kid’s wakeboard includes the type of its fins. It has 1.35 inch deep Flank fins that are quite ideal for the beginners. They allow the rider to enjoy a greater edge hold. These ensure that the wakeboard moves in the proper direction and that the rider maintains a better posture while advancing over the surface of the water body.

Continuous rocker

Another important feature that the rider needs to consider while he has to decide which wakeboard to buy is the type of the rocker that the wakeboard offers. The rocker type ion this wakeboard is the continuous type.

This type of rocker has a smooth curve from the tip to tail and is very favorable for the beginners and the kids because it makes the ride quite predictable. It also makes it easier to roll up the wake in a more consistent manner and makes the landing after the jumps easier.

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Specifications and features

  • Fin configuration: Flank 1.35
  • Edge: Straight
  • Rocker type:2.1 Continuous
  • Weight Range: 40-120 lbs at 119 cm and 60-140 lbs at 124 cm
  • Price: $134.98
  • Stance width: 18-22 inch at 119 cm and 20-24 inch at 124 cm
  • Skill range: Beginner to intermediate
  • Board width: 15 inches at 119 cm and 15.75 inches at 124 cm
  • Model Year: 2016

Pros

  • Predictable ride
  • Greater edge hold
  • Bindings included
  • fast
  • Amazing price
  • Straighter edges help in tracking
  • Safe
  • Durable
  • Great board for beginners

Cons

  • Not suitable for people weighing more than 140 lbs
  • Not suitable for experienced riders or adults

Verdict

Overall, the verdict for the O’Brien System Kids Wakeboard is towards the positive side. This wakeboard is very suitable and is definitely worth a buy if the buyer intends to buy it for his kids who have just started their wakeboarding experience and obviously if they don’t weigh more than 140 lbs.

All its features like the continuous rocker, the Flank fins, and the straight edges make the whole wakeboarding experience easier, faster and comfortable for the riders.