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  • CORE Choice 3

One Board.
Maximum freedom.

Freestyle expression takes a special sticktoitiveness that you have in spades. The infinite variations of mobes, spins, and loops you’ve perfected since your first backroll has earned you our respect.  For you, we built the Choice 3 with Cartan powered pop, mega channeled grip, and custom flex.


Fun³

Or maybe, you’re new to freestyle. And you’re not sure whether being locked into boots is your thing right now. So, you’d rather hedge your bets and ride a board that’s just as much fun in straps as in boots. We made the Choice 3 for you too. Its new full-length deep Vee hull smoothes out nasty chop. And together with its optimized outline and mega channels, this comfortable allrounder rips upwind with reduced spray.

The Gen3 springs into action with the same proven CNC milled Paulownia and Cartan carbon sandwich construction used in the prior model and its adamantine cousin, the Bolt 3. Only now, the board is around 200g lighter without reducing its carbon or wood content! Our build method delivers outstanding flex properties; encouraging good freeride flex when gybing, controlling chop; and reducing bad flex (aka negative rocker)  when landing hard or freestyling. More on this down below. But wait, there’s more! The Choice 3 also gets deeper channels that reduce the wetted surface area (and by extension, water resistance) thereby increasing board speed. We finished the board with a shiny, UV blocking topcoat. Whew! That’s a lot of new stuff!


Choice 3. More innovation. Less filler.



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Key Feature Snapshot

CARTAN® carbon

Powered by Cartan carbon. The Choice 3 takes full advantage of our proprietary, high performance, 30° biaxial carbon fiber layup that optimizes board torsion and dynamic longitudinal flex. Our 12,000 filament carbon fiber requires less resin, has unmatched flex characteristics, and increases board durability. Cartan carbon. The secret ingredient behind every CORE twintip.

CARTAN® carbon
CARTAN® carbon


3D WOOD CORE

Naturally dynamic. The CNC milled, long grained, Paulownia wood core gives the Choice 3 unmatched dimensional stability, excellent decay resistance and its powerful character. The production process extends the wood core very close to the board edge, thereby reducing board weight. Feel the added reflexivity Paulownia delivers.



CORE Choice 3 - Multi Channel V-Keel

Multi-Channels (new)

Extreme grip even without fins. We added more progressive tip channels
and accentuated the remaining channels.
The deeper channels further reduce the wetted surface area

and increase lateral resistance when planing (at all attack angles). Reducing wetted surface area reduces drag and improves board speed. Go ahead and ride finless, your Choice 3 is always in control!


CORE Choice 3 - V-Shaped Keel

V-Shaped Keel

Inspired by the legendary handling of deep Vee powerboats in rough waters, we extended the prior model’s V-shaped keel to a full-length, deep Vee hull. The new design eats chop and even smoothes out hard landings. Test the new Choice 3 in the roughest water you can find. And feel the deep Vee difference.

Choice 3 - Vario Rails

Vario Rails

Variable rail thickness. For better control and more pop. The Choice 3 features 9.5mm thick rails near the center of the board that reduces to 3mm at the tips.

Diamond 3D-Shape

Diamond shaped perfection. Look closely at the Choice 3’s surface contours. On the tips, you’ll notice diamond-shaped recesses. The refined contours reduce weight and direct torsional forces to the fins and edges where you want them for a perfect balance between flex and rigidity.

CORE Choice 3 - Diamond 3D Shape
Choice 3 - Pro Rocker

Pro Rocker

The Choice 3 features a progressive freestyle rocker that is most pronounced under the handle. Board curvature is then reduced towards the tips. Individual flex patterns are built into each board size to lock in the best performance possible. Without giving away our secrets, good flex and bad (aka negative rocker) flex is managed by varying the lamination thicknesses during production. A super hard landing, for example, can create a negative rocker between your feet. We worked very hard to eliminate bad flex, so those rock hard landings are easier to stick. Not to worry, the Choice 3 is still deliciously fun when you are not “in training” mode. Go hard. Or easy. Either way, you’ll love it.




Boot Tough Inserts

Bombproof hold for fixed boot bindings or straps. The stainless steel V4A thread inserts are laminated in a massively reinforced base plate deep within the board. The inserts feature three different stance options.



1.1" G10 Pro Fins


42MM G10 Pro FINS 

A beautiful balance between resistance when you need it and the looseness you look for in a freestyle board. Too much fin for you? No problem. We also make 48mm cutback fins and 28mm wake fins. Still too much? No problem. Go finless and enjoy the ride.

CORE Union Pro 3 Pads and Straps
Union Pro 3 Logo

NEw! UNION PRO 3

Welcome our new Union Pro 3 pads & straps. Now with an articulating split strap and ridiculous customization options. What? Our engineers split the strap to give independent form-fitting adjustability to your forefoot and midfoot. Each half of the split straps is independently micro adjustable with its own set of velcros. You can adjust the angle of your feet 11 different ways to lock in your preferred stance and move your pad closer or further away from the board edge. The strap also sports 2cm of pad adjustability fore and aft to accommodate all foot sizes. We know, that’s an insane amount of customization. We just want to make sure it fits everyone.

The double velcro Union Pro 3 also features subtle changes to materials and design. We improved the footbed shape and densities to prevent foot slippage and increase comfort. The pad ridges encourage feet to slip in and stay put. We wanted our new pads to feel like your favorite sneakers, so we added a little more padding to the straps and arch support. Are these pads & straps the easiest to adjust and best fitting? We think so.

Ride super comfortable. Ride Union Pro 3.

CORE Union Pro 3 Pads & Straps
CORE Union Pro 3 Pads
CORE Union Pro 3 Pads & Straps
CORE Union Pro 3 Pads & Straps

UNION Comfort

Our basic yet essential pad and strap system for maximum stoke. The ergonomic, shock absorbing, foot pad will give you the confidence to push your limits. The “Diamond Wedge EVA” memory foam, “toe grabber” footbed, and single Velcro strap will hold you firmly and comfortably in all conditions.

CORE Union Straps
CORE Union Pads & Straps
CORE Union Pads und Straps
48mm G10 Amp Cutback Fins


48MM G10 Cutback FINS 

Standard fins don't provide enough grip? No problem! Consider the 48mm extra large fins for unbelievable grip and pop.

28mm G10 Wake Fins


28MM G10 Wake FINS 

Designed to take a beating and then some. The wake fin’s moderate slope and optimized trailing edge is perfect for your next wakestyle session. It’s not too big to get in the way yet grippy enough for more technical moves.

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Choice 3

Freeride | Easy Riding 100percent
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Big Air 120percent
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Freestyle (hooked) 120percent
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Wakestyle (unhooked) 100percent
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Pop 120percent
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Carving 120percent
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Comfort | Control 120percent
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Range/Prices

SizesPrice*
Choice 3133x40
135x41
137x41,5
139x42
141x42,5
144x43,5
147x45
899 EUR
Union Comfort pads & straps (one size)139 EUR
Union Pro 3 pads & straps (one size)199 EUR

* suggested retail price. Pricing may vary.


Now available at your CORE retailer.



Delivery includes

Choice 3, grab handle, G10 Pro fins (42mm), V4A screws (to attach fins)


Accessories

Union Comfort pads & straps (one size)
Union Pro 3 pads & straps (one size)
G10 Wake fins (28mm)
G10 Cutback fins (48mm)


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