Windsurf Foil Academy Overview Free learn-to-wind foil course covers everything you need to know After overwhelmingly positive releases of kite and wake Foil Academy, Slingshot is excited to release the industry’s first and only comprehensive course covering everything you need to know about learning to windsurf foil. Check...

The Follow Up Interview: Sam Light dropped one of our favorite kiteboarding videos in a long time over the weekend. It featured some insane land gaps, long dock slides, massive kite loops, and of course some great park action. The video has gotten insane traction and...

Slingshot Converter Review from Slingshot Kite on Vimeo.   I had been curious to try the Slingshot Converter ever since it was released into the foil board line. I live in Jupiter, Florida, and if you know anything about that part of the world, you'll know that...

Slingshot Crossbreed inflatable earns highest rating from SUP Connect Magazine Spring is always an exciting time at Slingshot headquarters. With the change in seasons, we celebrate the return of our favorite sports. Winter is anything but boring in a place like Hood River, but it’s always...

Young Guns Victor Salmon X Blake Bishop at Thai Wakepark Words and video edit by Steffen Vollert Almost 2 years ago I went to Bangkok to shoot a online "Young Guns" part with Victor Salmon, but only a day before I arrived to Thai Wake Park Victor...

+ If you’re the type to keep your ear to the ground on all things Slingshot, you’ve probably caught wind of the new Truce bags rolling out of their Portland shop. Durable as hell and emblazoned with kites we could no longer put to use on...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Introducing the Hover Glide modular foil system. [caption id="attachment_3774" align="aligncenter" width="2112"] New Video on Page 1[/caption] Once you learn to foil...

[caption id="attachment_3721" align="alignnone" width="269"] The eclectic mix of Dubai[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3718" align="alignnone" width="269"] Slingshot graphic designer Carson Wiser catching some cosmic rays.[/caption]   I have flown through Dubai many times but never actually left the airport, so I was excited when I heard about the trip to visit...

The Kiteboarder shines a light on Jeff Trauba in their latest "Profiled" To Jeff, it’s not about moving units; it’s about facilitating a lifestyle and plying the tools of this trade with the aim of helping others reach their highest watersports aspirations. From the window of his dilapidated...

Stand-up paddleboarding seemingly burst on the outdoor scene just a few years ago, but suddenly everyone you know has one. Whether paddling around the lake, surfing all kinds of waves, and even navigating whitewater, paddleboarders are everywhere. There’s a good reason for it. Learning to...

The Future of Foiling: The Foil Academy When you ask Jeff Logosz, Slingshot CEO and mastermind behind Foil Academy, about the why behind it all, it’s hard to tell the origin story without recalling deep powder days in the backcountry of the Wasatch Mountains. [caption id="attachment_3673" align="alignnone"...

This stylish kite foil tack might seem out of your league, but with these essential tips from The Kiteboarder Magazine, you'll be tip-toe transitioning like Reed Brady in no time Once you nail down the basics of foilboarding you will want to master the art of changing...

Carlos Mario’s dream of becoming a world champion has finally come true. With a final win in New Caledonia Dec. 14-20, the humble Brazilian prodigy and Slingshot team rider secured the inaugural World Kiteboarding League championship over a packed field of the best freestyle kiteboarders on...

“At Slingshot we take great pride in knowing that the industry has chosen us for this accolade and to represent the sport of kiteboarding as a whole. Our continued focus of defining quality and defining style is a company wide dedication that spans over every...

Here's another rave review about our new Hover Glide foil and our multi-mast Foiling Flight School package, this time from our friend Justin at King of Water Sports.  After the release of the Slingshot Alien Air and Lift NF2 last season it was going to be...

Phil and the team over at Houston Kiteboarding put several of the latest foils to the test in a side-by-side comparison. See how Slingshot's Hover Glide and Silencer foil compare. We're stoked on the results! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFnt29vrNcA See the Hover Glide and Silencer in action a side-by-side test. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oRuA7GvC44   More...

The guys over at International Kitesurf Magazine get to test more gear than most people could dream of. Here's a detailed review on our dedicated surf and foil kite, the WAVE SST. At A Glance The new Wave SST from Slingshot is the first surf-orientated kite they have...