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Ripper 5

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A Timeless Classic for Every Wave


Does the legendary Ripper 5 need an introduction? Probably not. Still made in the classic surfboard construction in combination with modern manufacturing technology, it is your loyal and durable companion who will reliably support you in a wide variety of conditions. With its shortboard outline complemented by elements of a fish shape and the progressive rocker, the Ripper 5 is ideal for every wave kiter and any wave from small waves to steep overhead breakers.

Sizes (Width | Thickness | Volume):

5’4’’:  18 1/2’’ | 2’’ | 22,6 L

5’8’’:  19’’ | 2 1/8’’ | 26 L

5’11’’: 19 5/16’’ | 2 3/16’’ | 29 L


The Ripper comes standard with a rear traction pad, leash plug, and FCS II fin boxes.


  • Shortboard Outline: Improves drive & stability in smaller waves
  • Progressive Rocker: 3-stage rocker with a fast, flat middle for speed in smaller waves
  • Mini Swallow Tail: Adds lift, speed, and grip in the corners
  • Active Foam Core: Superior flex memory
  • Classic Glass Coat: Classic feel. Good looks. Easy to fix
  • Tucked Under Rails: Extreme grip and control in turns
  • Single Concave: Improves grip
  • Strap-Ready: Your choice. Go strapless or add straps
  • Double Stringer: Superior torsion management
  • Blunt Nose: Safer. Travels better
  • Thruster Fin Setup: Optimizes the balance between control and a loose, skatey feel
  • Original FCS II System: The world standard in fin systems

Find more specs at ridecore.com/us/kite/boards/surfboards/ripper-5

Product Code: SBORIP454N
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