ACCEL CAMBER

HORNET

The ultimate super short board: the magic board for those who like quick and responsive performance of the Hornet. This board has been designed based on Mads Jonsson's Flyfisk and the Rocket Fish's bottom line. It combines classic features like the Pointy Nose and the Diamond Tail with Gentemstick's orginal Acceleration Camber system. The Hornet's perfection level is so high that it can be lined-up as one of our flagship model.

2017-2018 UPDATE

We've added a set of inserts at the front foot, making the stance width go from 480-560 to 480-580

Model
HORNET
Length
1487 mm
R.Length
950 mm
EF.edge
1026 mm
Nose
330 mm
Waist
272 mm
Tail
285 mm
Sidecut R.
8100/7000 mm
Setback
5 mm
Stance
480-560 mm
Tepersd
22.5 mm
SidecutDep
29 mm
CAM.
4 mm
PRICE
¥132,840(With tax)
Nortice
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FUNCTION

ACCEL CAMBER

The idea of traditional camber is to apply the same amount of pressure onto the entire edge of a board to attain smoother, more stable carving and turning.

The camber arches from the center of the board all the way to 3 cm inside of the widest point of a board, both the nose and the tail. To turn, this camber has to be stepped on and the bottom pressed against the surface. This type of camber is effective at a resort, compacted slope or on a flat face. But it has lots of demerit on deep powder, fresh snow, or terrains with three-dimensional features. It is arched against the direction of the board, and the board could get hooked on the snow easily, making the turn less agile.

The GENTEMSTICK’s radical Accel camber eliminates hooking and prevents nosedives in deep powder or fresh snow, while maintaining a natural floatation. It is designed and shaped to perform its best when the rider stands neutrally on top of a board. It is made flat from the widest point of the nose side to about the front foot. The arch begins there and reaches the highest around the back foot, and it ends at the widest point of the tail side. When a rider stands on the board, the arch gets pushed and the area ahead of the front foot barely touches the snow.

This is the position that maximizes the performance of the board, and also the same position that reaches maximum velocity in ski races and other speed competitions. Accel camber has an arch from point A to point B. The board becomes flat as the back foot pressures the board. It rises slightly from the point C to the nose, which effectively reduces snow resistance. There are boards with similar camber designs released from major manufacturers these days. It is important to remember that the nose rocker design becomes very important with this kind of camber system, which has the peak of its arch placed further behind the center of a board. The GENTEMSTICK Accel camber boards are distinctly designed, especially from the point where the camber ends to the widest point of the nose. The key is to reduce resistance.

REVIEW

Taka / ニセコ
目から鱗のボード。カタログに載っている数字でのイメージを遥かに超えたマジックボード。ゲレンデコンディションも最高の中で3日間びっちり乗りましたが、パウダーに入ったときの浮き出す早さ、浮力が最高で、水面を滑っている感覚にもなりました。
ウエストの太さは全く感じずむしろ、エッジが近く感じ、キャンバーを感じ、コンパクトなターンができ、ツリーラン、荒れたバーンもイメージ通りにライディング出来ました。切れ上がるターンやチョコチョコジャンプ、何でも何処でも遊べるボードだと体感しました。