7-Nation Welcomes Chico Bukovansky as Chief Revenue Officer 7-Nation is pleased to announce Chico Bukovansky will be joining the company in the newly established role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Bukovansky, a notable figure in the action-sports industry for more than 25 years, starts his new role on March 8,...

Reducing impacts and finding solutions: Our environmentally responsible efforts on board manufacturing and shipping All of us here at Slingshot Sports live our lives on the water—from wake to kite to surf, our personal passion and feverish commitment has established Slingshot as an industry-leader in innovation, performance...

Top 5 reasons boat owners love inflatable SUP's We put together a scientific survey to determine the most common reasons why boat owners have an inflatable paddle board onboard. As the results came flooding in, we knew were on to something groundbreaking. The consensus: almost no one...

The Hover Glide Hydrofoil - ONE foil platform, FIVE sports, all abilities, styles, and conditions   Five key watersports are now united with hydrofoiling:  Kite Foil (Hydrofoil with a kite) Surf Foil (Foil Surfing on a surfboard) SUP Foil (Foil surfing on your paddleboard) Wake Foil (Hydrofoiling behind...

Your kiteboard control bar and lines are more important than you think. Here is everything you need to know about appropriate kite line lengths.   To get optimal performance and the most range out of your kites, bar width and line length are two important factors to...

If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your Slingshot kite within the first 30 days of purchase, we will exchange it for a different Slingshot kite.**   We want you to be as confident in your purchase of a Slingshot kite as we are...

Jakob Müller and his brother, Balz, know about Windfoiling Watching them go trick for trick on the water is more like watching a video game than real life. The two Swiss windsurfers have long been world-class freestyle fanatics and have taken the foiling world by storm...

How to Choose a Kiteboarding Kite | The Definitive Guide There are several factors to keep in mind when choosing a kiteboarding kite that is right for you. Slingshot has been building kite gear for over 2 decades and we believe that educating new riders (and...

What kite shape matches your riding style?   Undecided, confused or unsure what kite type will best fit your riding style? We can help. While this is by no means the definitive source, we live and breathe kiteboarding and kite gear, so it’s safe to say these...

What are the main kite shapes in kiteboarding? C-KITE: Details: No bridle, classic C shape, wide squared-off wingtips, the most influential kite shape from which all modern shapes evolved. Benefits: Unrivaled unhooked performance, aggressive pop and power delivery, insane yank-your-shorts-off looping and boosting, direct feel...

Five tips to building the perfect kite quiver. Find the right style of kite for you Know the conditions Don't get stuck with just one style Know the used kite market in your area Three-meter rule of thumb   Find the right style of kite for you...

Hover Glide Surf Foil Wings | 2019 Overview Ride waves the way you want to not the way you have to.   The Slingshot Hover Glide Surf Foil makes it easy to catch a wave. Once you are up it rides waves effortlessly without the need for excessive...

Sam Light Compares - 2019 NEW RPM vs Old RPM We recognize that you might be addicted to kiteboarding (like us). Let's do some facts checking on the NEW RPM vs the Old RPM.     We also understand you may be stuck at work dreaming about the new...