The Ghost is our all-new, single-strut kite for 2020—fully optimized for foiling but with performance characteristics and design features that equally shine in freeride and travel. To introduce the Ghost to the foiling and kiteboarding worlds, we talked with our kite line brand manager, Alex...

The 2020 Turbine V10 is an evolution of a revolution. It all started in 2010 when we debuted the Turbine as our first light-wind specific kite, redefining the low-end limits of the kiteable wind range. Over the years, we have continued to optimize the Turbine, tuning...

- Big Air, solid loops - Slingshot's 2020 RPM & Raptor You want to go BIG. Not going big as in a 4,000-calorie glutton-fest at an all-you-can-eat buffet in Vegas “big”, but big as in boosting to heights worthy of an FAA alert or a KOA title… big...

                TRIO OF NEW TWIN TIPS FOR 2020 All new for 2020, the Vision, Crisis and Glide round out our twin tip line with fresh features, intelligent designs and exceptional performance for everyone from all-around freeriders to light-wind hounds.We...

Here is an Easy Outline of parts for the 2017/18 Sentinel Control Bar The Sentinel system is designed for riders who like the Compstick’s simplistic and rugged design but prefer an above-the-bar location of the depower rope.1. Leader Lines - #1079262. Sentinel SureFire Clutch/173850073. Sentinel Plastic...

Meet Willem Hooft who is a damn good kiteboarder and is bringing Adaptive Kitesurfing to the forefront of our sport.   “…I couldn’t live without it.” How many times have you said that about kitesurfing? If you are anything like us, you have said it more times...

Interview with Thomas Ott by Alex Fox We get lots of photography submissions. Being one of the world largest kiteboarding brands we have seen lots of photos from lots of places. Some of it is decent, some of it isn’t… thats just the nature of the...

The SlingWing set up is simple and easy! Sam Light gives an overview of the key points to get any Wingsurfer going.   Inflate: Unclip all One-Pump valves. Open valve cover - Insert pump hose (sold separately) into inflation valve. Pump to 6 PSI.  Clip off...

Slingshot Surfboards 2020 - Which kite surfboard size and shape is a fit for you?   New shapes, new construction and a fresh new lineup. With new, lighter construction, one all-new model and tweaks and improvements across the board, 2020 is an exciting model year for Slingshot surfboards....

The Misfit is the best selling twin tip in the Slingshot range and that's because of it's all-around performance. This year it got a complete and total rehaul.     The Misfit is an all-around twin tip that has a completely new design for 2020. We wanted to...

 The ALL NEW Rally GT is the evolution of our most popular kite of years past   The Rally GT’s three-strut design is an evolution of the Rally, specifically designed to provide increased versatility and user-friendly performance to all riders. One of the most significant changes to...

Proper placement of your front Hover Glide hydrofoil wing is important for creating your perfect center of balance. The Hover Glide Switch Fuse allows you multiple set up positions to optimize your foil performance. Hey guys. I'm going to explain the Slingshot Switch Fuse and how...

The Raptor V1 is built on a five strut, hybrid, open C platform. This kite provides freestyle kite performance with maximum boostability.   The Raptor Version 1 is built on a five strut, hybrid, Open-C platform. This kite provides pro-level performance with maximum lift and boost. An exciting...

Introducing the Slingwing for Wingsurfing & Wing Foiling   Sometimes being first can be messy. So we thought we would offer an authentic back story and timeline on the development of the original Slingwing which is developed explicitly for Wingsurfing, or Wing Foiling as some people like...

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...

In kiteboarding lingo, the expression “flies like a tractor” is used to describe a slow, unresponsive kite that takes a ton of input to steer. For entry-level riders, kite speed isn’t much of a concern (in fact, a slower kite can help in the learning process),...

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...