Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot UFO V2 8m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot UFO V2 8m 2022
Slingshot UFO V2

Slingshot’s UFO (Ultimate Foiling Machine) is in its second generation and has had quite the overhaul, to say the least. You may remember the days of the older Slingshot kites which had a tendency to be heavy, but were also known to be bombproof. The UFO V2 is the absolute opposite end of that spectrum, and a sign of changing…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Luna 133 x 39.6cm 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Luna 133 x 39.6cm 2021
Slingshot Luna

An entirely new board from Slingshot Kiteboarding, the Luna V1 is for pint sized rippers who need a no-compromise progressive stick. Slingshot have done a huge overhaul of both their ranges and styling, and the result is nothing short of impressive. The Luna, though designed for smaller riders, houses the same tech and is based upon the ever popular Misfit…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally GT V2 10m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally GT V2 10m 2021
Slingshot Rally GT V2

Slingshots Rally GT V2 is an update on a loved classic. A tried and tested design, it has been revamped for 2021 to ensure a longer lasting kite with a bigger wind range and more usable performance. A 3 strut future Retro-C design, it is a proven shape to get the most out of all conditions with versatile performance for…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Raptor V1 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Raptor V1 9m 2020
Slingshot Raptor V1

Slingshots extensive kite line-up has been thoroughly shaken up for 2020 with the inclusion of 3 brand new kites; the Raptor V1, Rally GT V1 and Ghost V1. In these big winter winds, we were lucky enough to be able to put the Raptor V1 through its paces in some pretty memorable sessions. The Raptor V1 has been designed for…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM V12 12m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM V12 12m 2020
Slingshot RPM V12

The RPM V12 is one of the longest-running kites in the slingshot line-up, focusing on freestyle with an emphasis on new school unhooked riding. It is an open-C design with 3 struts, the classic slingshot bombproof construction and multiple tuning options for both front and back lines. The Fly Line bridal system is compact and utilises the IRS bridal from…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Angry Swallow 5'6 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Angry Swallow 5'6 2019
Slingshot Angry Swallow

A Glance The Slingshot Angry Swallow is back again for 2019 with fresh graphics and a new tail design for even more freestyle performance. Designed for real-world mushy waves and strapless freestyle action, there will be many happy people see the continuation of this classic board. Sticking with the wooden design, Slingshot have incorporated large carbon stringers on both the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Asylum 141 x 43 cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Asylum 141 x 43 cm 2019
Slingshot Asylum

Constantly innovating new technologies and designs Slingshot produce some seriously good twin tip boards, both in the kite market and wake market. The Asylum has been one of Slingshots leading weapons in the kite market for over a decade now, targeting the performance freeride – freestyle / wakestyle market. High rockered, with deep aggressive channels and rammed with tech the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally 9m 2019
Slingshot Rally

The Slingshot Rally is an institution in kiteboarding. One of the longest standing all-round kites, it has die hard fans the world over who use it for all sorts of kiting endeavours. Suited to those who are just beginning in kitesurfing to those who have a decade of riding under their belts, the Rally will do it all with power…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM 10m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM 10m 2019
Slingshot RPM

One of the original 3 strut high performing hybrid kites, the RPM is synonymous with power, performance and success. Designed for riders in average conditions who need a kite to keep up with their progression, all the way through to World Champions who need a kite they can, quite literally, pay the bills with. The 2019 RPM has had some…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot SST 8m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot SST 8m 2019
Slingshot SST

The SST is one of Slingshot’s key models for the 2019 season. Originally the Wave SST, Slingshot have found this kite to be so adaptive that they have rebranded this model to suit a variety of styles. Now coming to us as the wave, foil, freeride crossover. A 3-strut compact C shape kite with features such as the Slingshot IRS…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Misfit Air Core 142 x 42cm 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Misfit Air Core 142 x 42cm 2018
Slingshot Misfit Air Core

There are not many products in our sport which have held their own for over a decade. However, the Misfit is one of them, and there is a reason it has been a favourite for so long. The board is aimed at the entry level to intermediate rider looking for an all-round board that will grow with them on their…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally 10m 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally 10m 2018
Slingshot Rally

The Rally has been a forerunner in the Slingshot stable for some years now. It’s billed as an all-round kite for all conditions and styles, built using their famous Delta C-shape 5-strut design. You often see the Rally used for teaching in schools, as well as being used by Slingshot pro riders smashing big airs, riding waves and more –…

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The boys are back in town! This was Marijn, Stino and Michiel's first session in Cape Town. The wind wasn't too strong yet, but it…

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In their latest vlog, the SpaceX Kitesurfing find a secret spot in Cape Town and catch up with all the KOTA riders to get autographs…

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A dream come true for Jeremy Burlando; the Slingshot crew chatted with Jeremy and his Dad a few days before KOTA... Tune in to the…

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A couple of months ago, Pablo Amores took a break from Tarifa madness to venture to Brazil and help out on a project for Slingshot's…

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Slingshot team rider/ videographer Steffen Vollert travelled to the notorious Rahinge Wakepark, located in the small town of Rahinge, Estonia, a population of 457. We've…

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Pablo Amores shows off Prolimit's VAPOR harness; specially designed for wave riding! Vapor, Pure tm preshaped moulded hardshell kiteboarding harness. The most extreme, full support…

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Brrrrr! Stino, Marijn, and Olivier set out for a session on IJsselmeer in Schellinkhout. It was an awesome session, with a very painful hot shower…

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Sam Light discusses all things wings in this vlog. Suitable conditions, understanding dangers, assessment of the site, mast position, and more! Any questions? Leave a…

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SpaceX Hyperloop - A last-minute call set up in less than 24 hours; what a day! Relive the action here... The Winners 1st: Giel Vlugt…

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There's no doubt that Jeremy Burlando is one of the most talented up & coming riders out there! At only 17 years old, Jeremy takes…

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Issue 95

The kite industry is experiencing change at a rapid pace. From new materials to new shapes to new faces, it can be hard to keep up with the trends! In September, we took a trip inside the industry at the AWSI Expo in Hood River, Oregon. Find out what insights Editor Crystal Veness took home in this exclusive article!

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The new Slingshot CODE V1 just launched, and it already seems to be making a strong impression! We got in touch with designer Adi Conrad to find out more about this versatile new kite!

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Feast your eyes on some of our favourite photos from this issue in our Lightroom gallery!

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Issue 94

Our Test Team got their hands on some of the latest gear to hit the market, and we’ve put this equipment through its paces! Best of all, we’re sharing our insights with you. Find out what we thought about the latest kit from Slingshot, CrazyFly, Ion, Manera, Ozone, and F-One in this issue’s Tried & Tested!

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Lightroom Issue 94 is the place to feast your eyes on some of this issue’s best photos!

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In On The Fly, we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the kite industry! This issue, we check out the latest feature length kite film, and catch up with pro riders Sensi Graves, Ben Beholz, and Cohan van Dijk. Mathias Larsen gives us some top tips on using your GoPro, and we hear what’s new from Harlem Kitesurfing. Read all about it in On The Fly!

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Lightroom Issue 93 is jam packed with epic photos with nowhere else to go!

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Get in the know with On The Fly, featuring all the latest industry news. Learn about the new kite from Airush, the life of a grom with Marley Franco, and a few very exciting industry events scheduled for June 2022. Get updates from riders in South Africa, Dominican Republic, Tarifa, and Ireland, and more in this issue’s On The Fly!

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Imagine travelling the world at 16-years-old, visiting top kite spots, experiencing new cultures, and enjoying exciting new food. Well, that’s what this story is all about! Lukas Hanson, a student of the World Class Kiteboard Academy, documented his eight-month journey in this around-the-world article!

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Issue 92

In a round-up of the latest industry news, this issue, we go behind the scenes of the newest kiteboarding film on Netflix, Into The Wind. The World Class Kiteboarding Academy fills us in on their semester in South Africa, and we visit the hottest new spot on the GKA tour, Salinas del Rey. That's not all! Hear travel updates from your favourite pros and up-and-coming talents as they session worldwide. It's all right here in On The Fly!

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A collection of the best photos with nowhere else to go! Check out Lightroom Issue 92!

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With one of the most expansive foil ranges in the industry, Slingshot has taken customising your ride to another level with the Phantasm line. Alex Fox tells us all about the system, carbon vs aluminum, and how to choose the perfect setup in this Q&A!

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