Team Fanatic shows some crazy freestyle action and awesome wave moves! Check out their highlight action clip showcasing the new 2020 Wave/Freestyleboards in Maui during their photoshoot last spring.
Fanatic Wave/Freestyle Collection 2020
Grip TE/Stubby TE/FreeWave/Skate TE
“We are very proud of our world-title winning wave board the Grip TE. It will blow you away with its outstanding increase in manoeuvrability. Victor Fernandez and the rest of the team achieved the dream board – super loose, but still quick to plane, fast and controllable.” Fanatic marketing
The Grip TE is available in 6 sizes from 68 up to 102 liters. For really light and small riders Fanatic offers the Grip XS with 60 liters of volume. The main people, who are involved in the wave board development at Fanatic are Craig Gertenbach (works for Fanatic since 1995), Sebastian Wenzel (shaper since 1994), Klaas Voget (since 1999) and a few team riders.
“We didn’t touch the rocker line of the Grip for 2020. In general the boards feel smaller when you ride them!” Klaas Voget, team rider and R&D
Some brands took it easier in development. In Tenerife everything started. The 2020 outline looks similar, but there are changes. The final testing happened in Cape Town in November 2018. The market asked for a bigger wakeboard. The sales of the Grip was huge and added a size. The average wave rider is in between 80 and 90 kg. We created a new 86, a thicker version of the 82 Grip.
The Stubby TE is a wave catching machine and, the trickier the conditions get, the more the Stubby will excel. Snappy turns, efficient speed and flow boost your session, when others are (still)slogging around trying to get going. No board feels more rewarding to sail, or will flatter your style and technique so well. It’s available in 4 sizes from 76 to 99 liters.
Thanks to a further evolution and refinement of the efficient Stubby concept, the legendary FreeWave has also gained a huge boost in looseness. The new outline makes its turning ability so good; it rivals many ‘pure’ wave boards! Speed, control and planing power are also improved; this is a board that can take all conditions in its stride. It’s available in 5 sizes from 75 up to 115 liters in three different construction options. 75 and 85 have more wave performance, the bigger sizes ate more bump&jump oriented.
For two of the most demanding and explosive sailors on tour – World Champion Gollito Estredo and Vice World Champion, Adrien Bosson, the Skate TE is ready to transform their thoughts into the next dizzying rotation or combination.
Available in four sizes from 85 to 108 liters, the Skate TE will deliver everything you need to quickly take you from your very first moves, to beyond your imagination – ready to challenge the Champions!
New Fanatic Logotype:
With the launch of the 2020 collection Fanatic presents a new Fanatic logo! The new logotype supports its sportive and unique image and is a mixture between a stylistic wing and a typographic F. The new F-Wing is the result of the reduction of those elements, into a clean, modern symbol. Wings are generally a sign for freedom, dynamic and independence. Exactly those features reflect the boardsports and lifestyle Fanatic represents. This logo works perfectly for all our different worlds: Windsurfing, SUP and Foil. It also strengthens our slogan and positioning „Addicted to Ride“.
TE: team edition
Fanatic Grip TE & Stubby TE 2020 video
Fanatic FREEWAVE 2020 video
Fanatic SKATE 2020 video