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ROCKET Longboards stands for downhill and freeride boards that correspond to the highest quality standards. All the boards are developed and hand made by Daniel Iseli in Switzerland. This development is supported by 12 years of experience in downhill longboarding. In a consistent exchange with active members of the longboard community, new ideas are tested and improved. Thanks to many years of experience in building high end longboards with glass and carbon fibers, the optimal symbiosis of different types of wood and the matching fibers arose. Therefore, ROCKET Longboards are lighter and have less torsion than comparable solid wooden boards.

ROCKET ’N ’ROLL!

 

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The Arrow is a modern freeride board. Thanks to its kicktail and its lifted nose, all kinds of tricks are possible. The stiff and torsion-free construction also allows you to ride the board with high speed. It is a board that will fullfill all your dreams. The combination of the convex kick tail and the wheel well flares at the back provides a large area on which to apply pressure for standup slides. Additionally, a layer of fibre glass underneath the top veneer gives the tail enough pop for high ollies. The rocker starts right behind the nose and ends in front of the back truck. This angles the front truck to approx. 5° which makes the board more agile. Thanks to the combination of the wheel well flares and the Slimcore you can also ride on loose trucks without risers.

Length: 38.97”
Width: 9.45”
Wheelbase: 22.83” – 24.61”
Concave: 0.55” – 0.75”
Rocker: 0.39”

Rocker
Full size convex kick tail
Lifted nose
Wheelwell flares
Slimcore construction

Material: Maple, spruce, glass fibers

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The Hades is a hardline downhill board. The rocker is restricted to the foot platform so there is no influence on the angle of the trucks. Thanks to the wheel well flares at the front, the concave continues despite the flat nose. This allows the rider to stand close to the front truck. A steady stance in the tuck is guaranteed by the slight rocker in the front half of the board. The steeper part of the asymmetrical rocker and the slight W-concave at the back of the board provide a pocket for the rider’s foot. So you can even ride fast sweepers in a tuck without changing the position of your foot. Combined with the wheel well flares at the back, the rider always gets good feedback on his position on the board. Due to the wheel well flares and the Slimcore you can ride the Hades without wheel bites, even with wheels up to 75mm in diameter.

Length: 37.8”
Width: 10”
Wheelbase: 27.56” – 28.74”
Concave: 0.55” – 0.75”
Rocker: 0.67”

Asymmetrical rocker
Wheelwell flares
W-concave
Slimcore construction

Material: Maple, spruce, glass fibers, carbon fibers

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The Domination is the first ROCKET pro-model. It was developed together with team rider Dominic Schenk for his IDF race season. A 0.28” spoon micro drop together with a w-concave generate a pocket to lock your front foot. Like the meteor, the Domination has a continuous concave in the area of the micro drop. The micro drop is compensated with a slight rocker at the back of the board. Your back foot is also locked while tucking thanks to the combination of the w-concave, the rocker and the full concave of 0.59”

Length: 35.43”
Width: 9.84”
Wheelbase: 24.6” – 27.95”
Concave: 0.59”
Spoon micro drop: 0.28”

Continuous concave of 0.59” throughout the whole length
W-concave in the middle
Slight rocker at the back

Material: Maple, glass fibers, carbon fibers

Check out Yvon Labarthe’s video about Dominic shredding his Domination proto:

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The Meteor is a symmetrical downhill- / freeride board with that certain something. The combination of drop and rocker give the board a DRocker double spoon concave, which surrounds the feet. A well-balanced combination of wood, fibre glass, and carbon gives the board stability for fast runs and flexibility for freeriding.

Length: 37.8”
Width: 9.84”
Wheelbase: 27.56” – 28.74”
Concave: 0.59”
DRocker: 0.39” drop + 0.39” rocker

DRocker double spoon concave
Sanded wheelwells

Material: Maple, glass fibers, carbon fibers

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The Meteorite is the Meteor’s little brother. It has been specially developed for smaller (and female) riders. This board also has a DRocker double spoon concave, but the dimensions are reduced. This allows riders with a 9.5 (US) size shoe or smaller to find their optimal stance on the board.

Length: 34.05”
Width: 9.25”
Wheelbase: 25.98” – 27.17”
Concave: 0.59”
DRocker: 0.39” drop + 0.39” rocker

DRocker double spoon concave
Sanded wheelwells

Material: Maple, glass fibers, carbon fibers

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The Freedom is a symmetrical allround freeride board. It is constructed without a rocker and 3D-concave to offer the rider maximum liberty. Due to the progressive concave it still offers a good hold, without restricting the foot position. The Slimcore allows for various wheel base options, even though there are no wheel wells. If necessary, additional truck holes can be added easily. The Freedom gives you the freedom to ride as you like.

Length: 36.61”
Width: 9.84”
Wheelbase: 25.59” – 27.95”
Concave: 0.67”

3D-Free
Various wheelbase options
Slimcore construction

Material: Maple, spruce, glass fibers, carbon fibers

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Slimcore:

By experimenting with different materials and developing of a new pressing method, the Slimcore construction arose. It combines the advantages of light, foam core boards with the advantages of wooden longboards. By the use of a core made of several layers of spruce veneer, boards with a Slimcore are lighter than normal solid wooden boards. Also, the exposed areas such as the nose, tail and the rails are made of hard maple veneer and are therefore much more resistant than foam core boards.

The Slimcore also works as a built-in riser. There is no need for weakening wheel wells by cutting through wood and fibers.

Links:

www.rocketlongboards.com

www.facebook.com/rocketlongboards

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