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2005 O'Brien Demented 131 Cirrus
Darin Shapiros name is synonymous with the sport of wakeboarding. Darin's intensity and amplitude on the water is unmistakable. The tried and true veteran of the sport has a presence on the water like no other rider. With the double front flip (speedball) already in his bag of tricks, the pop of his new board has inspired Darin to now pursue a triple front flip. It is with this in mind that it is appropriate that Darin have a board that complements his style on the water.
"One of my favorite things about the Demented is that it has the ability to track really well on those hard fast edges. At the same time you dont have to think twice about breaking the fins loose whenever you want. It is super stable; it will carve rail to rail better than anything I have ridden. If you get the chance, look closely at this board. I can honestly say that I am proud of this design." -Darin Shapiro
The Demented series was introduced in 2004, and has taken the wakeboard community by storm. With a progressive rocker, the board is not only fast but has an explosiveness off the wake that has riders going bigger than they ever thought they could. Darin and the mad scientists here at OBrien have widened the tip/tail and mid section of the board. They have done this while keeping the edge to edge characteristics like that of a narrower board. The Demented also boasts an elevated composite exoskeleton for strength, lighter weight, and responsiveness.
Our Cirrus Core boards are 20% lighter than our regular foam counterparts. The Cirrus Core boards are snappier and last longer than our competitors' lightweight versions. We've spent years getting the formula just right and the results are the lightest and most durable boards in the marketplace. Just one ride and you'll understand why.