SUP hydrofoil maintenance tips If you’ve clicked through to this blog, we’ve got a pretty good idea that you know what’s coming. In short: SUP hydrofoil maintenance  IS IMPORTANT. That’s it! Just like a bike chain needs lube and your skis need a regular tune, your foil...

Wakesurf hydrofoil maintenance tips If you’ve clicked through to this blog, we’ve got a pretty good idea that you know what’s coming. In short: Wakeboarding hydrofoil maintenance  IS IMPORTANT. That’s it! Just like a bike chain needs lube and your skis need a regular tune, your foil...

Should I use footstraps for Stand Up foiling?   It’s a new question in Sup foiling: To strap or not to strap. In foiling’s early days, pioneers like Laird Hamilton were fully committed. They strapped themselves to their boards with snowboarding boots and towed into freight-train sized waves that...

Should you use footstraps for surf foiling? It’s a new question in surf foiling: To strap or not to strap. In foiling’s early days, pioneers like Laird Hamilton were fully committed. They strapped themselves to their boards with snowboarding boots and towed into freight-train sized waves that few...

Should you use straps for wakesurf foiling? It’s a new question in wakesurf foiling: To strap or not to strap. In foiling’s early days, surf foil pioneers like Laird Hamilton were fully committed. They strapped themselves to their boards (converted old airchairs) with snowboarding boots and towed...

Footstraps for kitefoiling- when you should and should not use them. Foot straps, half straps or no straps- here’s a breakdown of the key pros and cons of each. It’s an age-old question in foiling: To strap or not to strap. In foiling’s early days, pioneers...

Eliminate Surf Foiling Fear.  Follow this advice and you’ll be surf foiling in no time.  If you’re just getting started with surf foiling, we have some great news for you: It’s not nearly as intimidating as may think, and it’s a lot safer than you’ve probably heard....

BEHIND THE BOARD - 2018 Karolina Pro The Karolina Pro has officially been in our lineup for 3 years and Karolina herself is more excited about this version than any of her previous boards. We caught up with Karolina and artist Alex Fox on their recent...

BEHIND THE BOARD - 2018 Refraction The Refraction has quickly become one of our most popular boards. Known as a solid all-around board designed to shred every condition on the planet, and take a major beating in the process, we understand why it's popularity continues to grow....

Learn How to Eliminate Kite Foiling Fear You've done your research and finally pulled the trigger on your new favorite toy, a Slingshot Hover Glide or Ghost Whisper Kite Foil. It's an epic day, sun is out, wind is perfect and it's time to ride. So why...

It’s safe to say that once you start kite foiling, your whole perspective on kiteboarding will change. Building a perfect kite quiver for foiling is one of the steps you will find on your list of to do's. You’ll ride longer, farther and faster than ever,...

Sam Light - For The Love of Kiteboarding Words: Alex Fox   Five years ago I was asked by a kiteboarding magazine to write a column for one of their issues. I remember being really torn on what to write about. They gave me free reign and didn't have an...

Learn to Kite Foil with Streamlined Course + New Tricks For new students, learn to kite foil faster:  We have reorganized the lessons to get you on the water in less than an hour! http://www.Foil-academy.com For existing students and progressing kite foilers:  We have added new TRICK...

Slingshot Wind Foil - An approachable, innovative, modular system for all Our goal in creating our 2018 lineup was to make foiling as accessible and approachable as possible. We want any competent windsurfer with the desire to try this amazing side of the sport to feel...

 A blast to the past … and the future with the Wind Foil Here’s something most people probably don’t know about Slingshot: Our love affair with windsurfing dates back to before kiteboarding was even a sport. Slingshot founders Jeff and Tony Logosz were tinkerers and gear junkies...

Kiteboarding hydrofoil maintenance tips If you’ve clicked through to this blog, we’ve got a pretty good idea that you know what’s coming. In short: Kiteboarding hydrofoil maintenance  IS IMPORTANT. That’s it! Just like a bike chain needs lube and your skis need a regular tune, your foil...

What's the story behind THEY DONT KNOW SHOT? Slingshot Kiteboarding has been building kites, kiteboards and fun for almost 20 years. Among the countless lessons we’ve learned along the way, one that’s more relevant today than ever is this: THEY DON’T KNOW SHOT! At Slingshot Kiteboarding our philosophy...