Back home in Australia, Slingshot Sports team Wake rider, James Windsor grew up at the Sunshine Coast and learned to wakeboard at BliBli wakepark. We caught up with him to ask some questions : What made you to move up to the small mining town Mackay? James...

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...

The release of Slingshot's new Wake Foil board, the Wakefoiler, sets off a full blown Wake Foil frenzy seconds before liftof on the Wake Foil Developed out of a lifelong curiosity of what it feels like to fly, at this point it's safe to say that the...

TOUR THE WORLD. Some of you may have caught our latest ad campaign featuring our long-time team rider Karolina Winkowska, and we wanted to give you a little insight to the reasoning behind the ad....

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...

The Valdosta Yard Sale Course Preview presented by Wesley Mark Jacobsen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfZ_WTGmZ30&t=9s Day 1 of the VWC Yard Sale is in the books and it was nothing short of epic vibes. Check out the official course preview with our main man, Mr. Wesley Mark Jacobsen. We've got...

Wes Jacobsen tries to conquer the Valdosta Wake Compound on the Slingshot Wakefoiler. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiMVFx7GxJM&feature=youtu.be Last weekend we made our way up to Valdosta Wake Compound to check in on the crew as they prepare for the Yard Sale Event. The days were long and the crew was...

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...

[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...