From Streetboarder Magazine

Streetboard Pro

Colin Horan, of Streetboarder Magazine writes: "In summary, this is the most complete Streetboard I have ever ridden in terms of quality, shape and style. (...) The final product is something to admire". 

This Streetboard was designed for the 2014 Streetboard World Champion, Gabi Muñoz. A Streetboard (also known as Snakeboard) is an evolution from a skateboard, and combines elements of a snowboard and surfboard. Essentially, it is formed by three parts: A middle bar and two articulated footplates. The rider is bound to the board and in order to gain momentum, moves the arms and feet in a continuous "S" shape describing a sinusoidal motion.

The new design has been optimized for reduced weight through use of FEM structural analysis software (Scan&Solve) and analyzed conceptually as a bridge with two supports. The new shape proposed for the board neck presents additional resistance and new cuts in the geom- etry have allowed to decrease the overall weight, essential for performing demanding tricks.

The board has been fabricated in China with custom 9-Ply Maple Canadian Plywood glued with ex- poxy resin, pressed in factory. The overall shape has been milled with a multiaxis CNC and then coated with full slick across the base of the bar and footplates. The plates have been designed to help you lock into your grinds, especially K-Grinds. The angle of the kicks has been in- creased with the idea that you get your weight over top of the board making it much easier hold onto your nose and tail slides for longer. Trucks, wheels and bearings are also custom designed for the board.

The board development started in 2011, first prototypes where built in 2012 and final retail product has been available since the beginning of 2013. Currently in fabrication in China and available through local and online retailers worldwide. 

Project Type Professional - Product Design Description Streetboard Design for World Champion Details Structural Optimization and Shape Analysis Design Team G.Munoz, O.Rosello Awards Gabi Munoz won the 2014 Streetboard World Champion riding the new Kamikaze Pro 55 Graphic Design Estudi Gema - Gerard Llimos.

From Streetboarder Magazine

From Streetboarder Magazine

"In summary, this is the most complete Streetboard I have ever ridden in terms of quality, shape and style. (...) The final product is something to admire"

Streetboard World Championships China 2015

The board was used by Gabi Munoz to win the Streetboard World Championships in 2015.

Structural Optimization

Structural Optimization

Used FEA to determine where high stress areas around the neck should be reinforced and the ares where material can be cut off to reduce overall material use and weight.

Collaborative design

Collaborative design

Each of the parts was designed in close partnership with pro rider, Gabi Munoz.

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