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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 –…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Refraction 139 x 42cm 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Refraction 139 x 42cm 2018
Slingshot Refraction

The Slingshot Refraction is the signature model of international kiteboarder Sam Light. Built to keep up with Sam’s skills in the park, freestyle riding and looping at the King of the Air, it is also designed to perform at the cable park too! The board is made with a Paulownia wood core, sandwiched between urethane rails; then an extra thick…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM 10m 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM 10m 2018
Slingshot RPM

The RPM almost defines the three strut Open-C kite market, for 2018 it is back, quite literally, stronger than ever. The RPM is designed to be a jack-of-all-trades, with an emphasis on freestyle. Its unhooked performance has been proven time and time again with numerous World Champions hanging beneath it, and the freeride capabilities are seen on beaches worldwide. Most…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot SST 7m 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot SST 7m 2018
Slingshot SST

The Slingshot SST has truly made its mark on the wave kite scene, and the 2018 version has only built on that already excellent reputation. A few minor tweaks and changes have gone into the kite, and the result is outstanding. The SST is Slingshots wave specific kite. Featuring three struts and a compact C design, it has been designed…

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Slingshot Sports is pleased to announce the addition of SENSI GRAVES to the Kiteboarding, Foil and Wingsurfing Team. Sensi first started kiting full time while…

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Wondering who won the GKA SuperKite Brazil 2020 championship titles and who scored a perfect 10.00 in their heat? We've got it all, right here.

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It's a wrap here at the GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam in Ilha do Guajiru, and we have our SuperKite Brasil 2020 winners! In slightly…

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Watch the GKA SuperKite Brazil 2020 final day LIVE - right here!

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It was day 3 at the GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam here in Ilha do Guajiru and these are the highlights of men’s rounds 4…

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Watch the highlights (Round 3 of both the Men's and Women's division) from day 2 at the SuperKite Brazil event in Ilha do Guajiru!

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15-year-old Jeremy Burlando scoring one for the books at his local spot in Tenerife!

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Just in case you missed the action yesterday, watch the GKA Freestyle World Tour highlights from Day 1, right here!

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Join all the action LIVE! The GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam 2020 is set to kick off -  with perfect wind and water conditions in…

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The Superkite Brasil 2020 kicks off today at Ilha do Guajiru and GKA crew and the athletes can't wait to get back on the water! Follow…

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Watch the highlights from the Final Day at the GKA SuperKite Brazil Hydrofoil event in Fortaleza - right here.

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Adaptive kitesurfing seems to be on the march at the moment, and Willem Hooft is one of the early adopters. After a severe motorbike crash left him paralysed he didn’t let it stop him from pursuing his dreams. Read the inspiring story here, you won’t want to miss this one!

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We talk to the ground breaking Coleman Buckley who is set to revolutionise the harness industry once again.

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Issue 83

More incredible images with no place to call home, check them out!

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Sam Light has been pumping out the YouTube content lately, but his Kite Boat Project videos really caught our eye. Bringing back memories of Don Montague’s efforts from the past, we caught up with Sam to get the lowdown on his own interpretation that he has been working on. Find out all about it right here!

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Alex Fox has worked his way up the ranks of the kiteboarding world, from Pro Rider to graphic artist, and now Brand Manager at Slingshot he’s had an incredible journey. Find out what makes him tick and how he got to where he is.

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Kiteboarding was deemed too dangerous and extreme to be allowed during the lockdown, so just how dangerous is it? Rou Chater dissects a recent study from some Dutch scientists exploring the injury rate in the sport. Is kiteboarding dangerous? Find out right here!

6 months ago
Issue 81

More incredible images with no place to call home, check them out!

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Rou Chater looks at the effect of the Corona Virus on the global kitesurfing industry and how it has decimated production, sales and tourism at a time when the business side of the sport is usually booming. Click here to read it!

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We managed to get a few new products into the test teams hands before we were all forced off the water, here’s what we got through with kites from Core, Duotone, Liquid Force and Slingshot and boards from CrazyFly, Duotone, North, Core and Shinn!

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Incredible images with no particular place to go.

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In a freshen up for 2020, Female Focus is gone and replaced with Insight, still focussing on women but this time around the ladies in the industry who you might not have heard of but who are making big waves within the sport. LynDee Talmage is the marketing communications and content manager for Slingshot. Find out how she got there and what her role entails right here.

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Is kitesurfing expensive? Or is it too cheap? Rou Chater puts his best maths hat on to work out what the real cost of kiteboarding is and comes to some interesting conclusions. If you've ever wondered about the costs of kites, this one is for you...

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Official Facebook page of - Slingshot Kite People who ride Slingshot will always come first. Our commitment to quality, innovative design, testing and riding have been a driving force for an entire decade. Through this decade we have been awarded four U.S. patents that make kiteboarding more convenient and safer. We also proudly license patents, from other great innovators of our sport, to help establish high levels of quality and set industry standards. This contributes to the prosperity and growth of kiteboarding and wakeboarding. After numerous innovations in windsurfing, wakeboarding and other major sports, Tony Logosz and his brother Jeff both set forth to found Slingshot. Since then Slingshot has grown to be a global brand which caters to top kiteboarders in the world. 1999 Product/Service

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