Description from ROCKET: In 2017 we introduced the first Ian Freire pro model. For 2021 we have completely revised the board together with Ian. The original board came in two widths. But Ian isn’t just one of the world’s best freeriders, he’s also extremely fast. So this time we went one step further and gave him two boards with similar features but in 2 different sizes. The Macro and theMicro: a single kick freerider and a small modern race board.
The boards are not built with our LAF technology anymore but thanks to a hollow core they are still lighter than most comparable boards on the market. The hybrid construction made of carbon, flax, and glass fibers ensures a very direct, yet smooth riding experience.
The Macro has a similar size to Ian’s original pro model. We have improved a few things in terms of width and the concave. We also made changes to the positioning of the drill holes to give the tail even more pop. Despite its directional shape, the board offers a symmetrical foot platform so you switch riders out there won’t feel a difference. The wide wheel well flares, the steeper concave in the center of the board, and the rocker lock you in without limiting your stance.
Why no more LAF technology? Unfortunately, this construction was too time consuming for a small company like us. We also produced far too many factory seconds. That’s why we made the decision to switch. The new construction is still light, stiff and very durable. At the same time, however, it is more comfortable to ride.
Although we have always enjoyed LAF technology, we are happy that we can now build you a board that rides even better.