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Innovation, Quality & Performance
Gladiator are a true revolution, with construction that competes with the best. With three range types to choose between, there is a board for everybody.
Gladiator Origin Paddleboard

Gladiator Origin Range

Double Laminated Dropstitch Technology with Impressive Stiffness at an Unbeatable Price.

Premium High Density 26psi Rated Fusion Dropstitch With XStrong Double Rail Edge for The Ultimate In Durability & Affordability

The Gladiator Origin range of inflatable paddle boards are made from premium high-density, 26psi rated, fusion dropstitch. Designed with parallel rail edges, with the widest point through the central area (where the feet are positioned), all of which create great glide and stability. All Gladiator board use 4.7″ and 5'9" dropstitch in the all-round and touring ranges for optimum performance of the lighter rider and heavier rider needs.

The Origin Range includes seven models and the most popular sizes for kids and adults. Made from double laminated fusion dropstitch on a strong 1000den textile substrate. The side rails of the Origin boards are provided with an Xstrong double reinforced edge, These rails are premium and hard-wearing.

The excellent usability of the Gladiator Origin range is complemented by carry handles front, back and middle, cargo straps and a premium package of extras. Included in the package is a premium 3pc adjustable paddle with fiberglass shaft & nylon blade, US fin box and Gladiator branded US fin, premium Gladiator coiled leash, a Gladiator double-action pump and Gladiator backpack paddleboard bag with UV protection internal foil liner.

Gladiator Origin Construction
Prices start at £325
Gladiator Pro Paddleboard

Gladiator Pro Range

Premium 26psi Rated Double-Laminated Fusion Dropstitch with XStrong Triple Rail Edge for The Ultimate In Stiffness & Durability.

Double-Laminated Fusion material and a triple XStrong rail; The technology to make this rail edge is only seen in 2 premium brands worldwide

The Gladiator Pro range includes an extensive range of boards to include a board that suits all rider heights and weights and capabilities - All Gladiator board use 4.7″ and 5'9" dropstitch in the allround, performance allround and touring ranges for optimum performance of the lighter rider and heavier rider needs.

The boards utilise fusion technology and are made of high-quality double laminated materials on a 1000 denier textile substrate which gives stiffness whilst keeping the board light. The boards have been reinforced with Xstrong triple rail edge innovative technology. The new technology allows Gladiator to add to the ‘solid’ board effect. Thanks to its design and manufacturing method the super-strong edge becomes an integral part of the SUP board, as a result, the board offers even more rigidity, glide and performance with the added bonus that the thinner edge looks stunning whilst offering a 'refined nose' which allows the board to push through chop and waves to a higher level.

The excellent usability of the Gladiator Pro Range is complemented by carry handles front, back and middle, cargo straps and a premium package of extras. Included in the package is a premium Gladiator 3pc adjustable paddle with carbons shaft and nylon blade, US fin box and Gladiator branded US fin, Gladiator branded double-action Bravo SUPer pump, Premium Gladiator coiled leash, and Gladiator wheeled rucksack bag with UV protection internal foil liner.

Gladiator Pro Construction
Prices start at £480
Gladiator Elite Paddleboard

Gladiator Elite Range

Top of its class - The Absolute Ultimate In Lightweight Stiffness.

Machine Woven dropstitch for minimum weight. The Elite boards are for people who desire the best.

The Gladiator Elite range are made with the new, worlds most advanced machine woven dropstitch, offering a board that's even stiffer with no compromise on durability. The weave has less give than the traditional knitted method, which gives superior flex and rigidity. The double laminated fusion material of 1000 den substrate adds to the stiffness, whilst keeping the board incredibly lightweight; 20% lighter and stiffer than fusion layer boards. Gladiator have reinforced the models with triple Xstrong edge innovative technology. The new technology allows Gladiator to add to the ‘solid’ board effect. Thanks to its design and manufacturing method the super-strong edge becomes an integral part of the SUP board, as a result, the board offers even more rigidity, glide and performance with the added bonus that the thinner edge looks stunning whilst offering a 'refined nose' which allows the board to push through chop and waves to a higher level.

The Gladiator Elite range includes an extensive range of boards to include a board that suits all rider heights and weights and capabilities - All Gladiator board use 4.7″ and 5'9" dropstitch in the all-round, performance allround and touring ranges for optimum performance of the lighter rider and heavier rider needs.

The excellent usability of the Gladiator Elite Range is complemented by carry handles front, back and middle, cargo straps a premium package of extras. Included in the package is a premium Gladiator 3pc adjustable paddle with a carbon shaft and carbon blade, US fin box and Gladiator branded US fin, Gladiator branded double-action Bravo SUPer pump, Premium Gladiator coiled leash, and Gladiator wheeled rucksack bag with UV protection internal foil liner.

A minimum weight, a focus on details, excellent handling properties, and the super-reliable base under your feet: the Gladiator Elite boards are an uncompromising solution for those who choose the best.

Gladiator Elite Construction
Prices start at £640
Delve a little deeper
Find out more about what makes the Gladiator Origin, Pro & Elite inflatable paddleboards so great. Click the links below.
  • Gladiator boards have been designed by pioneering sports people who understand how the shape of the board influences stability. Long side rails and a wide tail with the widest point where the rider stands, create a stable shape that glides through the water in a straight line, perfect for beginners to advanced paddlers, whether SUP surfing, touring or playing with the kids.

  • Gladiator paddleboards offer 2 thicknesses within their board ranges - 4.7" and 5.9"
    4.7" dropstitch offers riders under 85 kilo's a material that allows the rider to be anchored within the waterline with a stiff and stable board.
    The 5.9" dropstitch offers heavier riders over 80k kilos and riders surpassing 137 kilos a board that also supports their weight and with more volume.

  • Gladiators are engineered to be rigid and stable and to be as thin as possible at the same time. This is accomplished through Xstrong rail edge tech, alongside the double laminated premium dropstitch with the reinforced textile substrate.
    Gladiator Origin uses double laminated fusion dropstitch with Xstrong double rail edge tech whilst Pro uses double laminated fusion dropstitch with Xstrong triple rail edge and the Elite uses double laminated weave technology with Xstrong triple rail edge.
    More about the Xstrong Triple Rail Edge Technology-
    The Xstrong triple rail edge is a premium technology used only by a few premium brands worldwide, boards that use triple rail edge technology look thinner from the side profile as the strong edge tech uses a thin rail design, this technology also allows the rail be to stiffer and allows the dropstitch material to curve in such a way that it causes a 'refined nose shape' which is highly praised by paddleboarding experts for the way this specific nose design pushes through choppy water.

  • All Gladiator boards within the Origin, Pro and Elite range feature 3 carry handles, 1 on the front of the board, 1 on the back and 1 in the middle for easy carrying, allowing families and children to carry the board easily together and allowing riders to have more carrying points for longer day paddling where more handles are needed for easy portaging.

  • All Gladiator paddleboards come with a full package; everything you need to get out on the water.

    Gladiator Origin Range is complemented by a package of extras - Included in the package is a premium 3pc adjustable paddle with fiberglass shaft & nylon blade, US fin box and Gladiator branded US fin, premium Gladiator coiled leash, a Gladiator double-action pump and Gladiator backpack paddleboard bag with UV protection internal foil liner.

    Gladiator Pro Range is complemented by a package of extras - Included in the package is a premium Gladiator 3pc adjustable paddle with carbons shaft and nylon blade, US fin box and Gladiator branded US fin, Gladiator branded double-action Bravo SUPer pump, Premium Gladiator coiled leash, and Gladiator wheeled rucksack bag with UV protection internal foil liner.

    Gladiator Elite Range is complemented by a stunning package of extras - Included in the package is a premium Gladiator 3pc adjustable paddle with a carbon shaft and carbon blade, US fin box and Gladiator branded Fiberglass US fin, Gladiator branded double-action Bravo SUPer pump, Premium Gladiator coiled leash, and Gladiator wheeled rucksack bag with UV protection internal foil liner.

  • Gladiator paddleboards operate with high attention to detail throughout the whole manufacturing process offering well-made boards with innovation that is industry-leading.

    Examples of this are...
    High-density Double laminated Fusion and weave materials.
    Double and Triple rail Xstrong edge.
    4.7" as well as 5.9" dropstitch used in all ranges including touring boards.
    Premium constructed paddles, bags & accessories.

    Gladiator manufacture all their own products. The boards and all their own accessories including bag, paddle and leash are made in Gladiators own factory. This kind of attention to detail and can only be achieved from within a dedicated paddleboard factory. Gladiator's factory is just for Gladiator paddleboards and ribs, meaning the dedicated team really knows what they're doing, and do it to perfection!

  • For total customer confidence and satisfaction, Gladiator includes an extended 3 years warranty on all Gladiator boards and also include a 1 year warranty on all accesories.
    The warranty is against manufacturing default - Gladiator stands by the quality of the Gladiator paddleboards, doing everything we can to ensure that you have an amazing experience with your board.

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