Wakeboard Critic

Hyperlite Union Men's Wakeboard Review

Summary - 9.3/10

Hyperlite has been working in conjunction with the top professional cable wakeboard riders to construct some of their best boards yet. These professionally inspired boards have been at the forefront of the entire market and some of the most revered boards out there. Offering unique styling along with all of the top performance features for a wide array of riders which have literally been in a class of their own.

 

The Hyperlite Union Men’s Wakeboard sports improvements we’ve seen in the Union series after years of redevelopment. Built with advanced construction and some of the highest rated water sport features we’ve seen to date, and shaped by Aaron himself giving this Union wakeboard that unique look.

Specifications and Features

  • 134cm, 138cm, 143cm, 147cm lengths
  • Inspired design and shape by Aaron Stumpf
  • Woodlite Core
  • M6 inserts
  • Sintered base
  • Urethane sidewall
  • Fully beveled, angled edge shape
  • Concave  base in the tip and tail only
  • Power press rocker
  • Recommended for intermediates and professional riders
Hyperlite Union Men's Wakeboard Review

The Hyperlite Union Men’s Wakeboard is not for everyone, but it’s for those looking for one of the best performing boards out there. The difficult learning curve means it’s not recommended for beginners, but intermediates and especially professional riders can take wakeboarding to the next level with this high-end performance board.

Uniquely Inspired by Team Aaron

The Hyperlite Union Men’s Wakeboard has been years in the making, and the development process was well worth the wait. Inspired by Aaron Stumpf, this board offers amazing style graphics with a performance making it love at first sight. Built with the best in water sport technology, this wakeboard is highly recommended for some of the most aggressive riders out there.

 

The unique appearance is one thing, but what separates this Union wakeboard from all the rest is what’s underneath the unique exterior. Constructed with a Sintered base, Urethane sidewall and M6 inserts this board is extremely durable, and able to withstand some of the hardest riding styles.  The Sintered base if virtually indestructible due to the strong bonds achieved during manufacturing. 

Superior Performance, Control and Stability

The beveled edge, running 360 degrees around the boards profile, allows riders to cut through the water and makes turning more of a natural motion. The effort that goes into controlling this Hyperlite Union wakeboard puts the rider in total control which makes it easier to concentrate and land the perfect landing each and every time. Those looking for performance before and after the wake will get it with this board. The Power Press Rocker provides an exaggerated kick and enable riders to lock into heavy nose/tail presses. 

 

With mid-body belly channels and the unique concave tip and tail design the board has a unique playflul feel on the water with the stability of added board control making your ride as adventurous as you want it to be.

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Pros

  • Extremely durable with a Urethane Sidewall and Sintered Base
  • Unique graphics inspired by Team Aaron
  • Woodlite Core is 20% lighter than the competition
  • Great pop off the wake
  • Can handle aggressive wakeboarding
  • Superior cuts and turning

Cons

  • Not recommended for beginners
  • Difficult learning curve
  • While unique, appearance not for everyone

The Verdict

The Hyperlite Union Men’s Wakeboard is not for everyone, but it’s for those looking for one of the best performing boards out there.   The Power Press Rocker is ideal for allowing riders to lock into presses, while the concave tip and tail are useful on the pipe features.  The difficult learning curve means it’s not recommended for beginners, but intermediates and especially professional riders can take wakeboarding to the next level with this high-end performance board.

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