Slingshot's 2023 line of kite surfboards Created with legendary shaper Al Emery and Slingshot athlete and kitesurf icon, Ben Wilson. The three-board lineup includes the Burner XR that shreds the small- to medium-sized surf, the hard-charging Impact XR that’s built for true wave performance, and the Sci-Fly...

Slingshot Sports in Tarifa, Spain Slingshot hit 2022 running with the first ever GKA test event in Tarifa, Spain and the first time Slingshot HQ has sponsored an event outside of the United States. A 6-day public demo, giving anyone in the area an opportunity to...

Foil-Academy is a free comprehensive online instructional course designed for user-friendly foil progression in a safe and structured manner. We break the learning process down to the basics and cover all the skills and knowledge you will need to become a proficient foiler. Slingshot’s industry-leading...

The UFO V1 was the first no strut foiling specific kite brought to market by a major brand. Slingshot released the UFO just after the start of Covid-19 with no idea how the pandemic would affect such a new breed of kite but after two...

Team rider, Fred Hope, had a busy summer after graduating from college last year. Team manager, Sam Light, catches up with Fred about his European tour and what's next on his busy calendar. SAM: Hey Fred! You just dropped a new video from your European trip...

Last summer Slingshot rider Stijn Mul visited a beautiful kite spot near Patras in Greece. Sam Light, Slingshot Team manager, catches up with Stijn about his trip.  Hey Stino! You just dropped a short video from Greece last summer, can you tell me more about that...

Slingshot Sports is pleased to announce that Fred Hope has been appointed as a Product Testing Administrator working with the Design and Supply team. Hope, a notable team rider in the kite and kitefoiling world for Slingshot since 2015, will continue to be a team rider....

After three years of extensive research and development, we are proud to introduce our Phantasm Carbon Foil system. We have split the foil packages into two choices; the Masts and the Lower Combinations. The Lower Combinations or “Lowers” are the Front Wing, the fuselage, and...

THE ALL NEW SST V6 HAS SUPER SURF TECHNOLOGY. The SST V6 is lighter and more streamlined with a strategic design to progress the development of your wave-riding performance. Designed to the super surf technology standards of wave-riding pioneer and industry icon, Ben Wilson, this all-new iteration...

Slingshot Team Rider, Robby Stewart, doesn’t let his lack of hearing stand in the way of enjoying time on the water. The 24-year-old Baja local is known for his smooth, effortless style, multi-sports talents, and infectious attitude. Enjoy the inspirational story of a waterperson who...

Footstraps can be very helpful on your hydrofoil or kitesurf board.  Having footstraps on your board helps train your muscle memory safely for tricks and airs by keeping your board on your feet. Slingshot Surf footstraps can easily be placed on your board and just...

The Sentry Kite Control Bar is a technical piece of safety equipment that needs to be maintained in order to keep it working seamlessly.  Here is the outline of all the Slingshot Sentry Bar parts and several videos on how to service your bar if...

There are few names in our industry as legendary as Ben Wilson. He is easily one of the most influential, if not the most influential, kitesurfer ever. Ben changed the primary source of inspiration from twin-tip based wave riding to actual surfing and riding traditional...

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,...

JEREMY BURLANDO was the Junior Freestyle World champion in 2017 at the age of 12. He is from El Medano, Tenerife in Italy. Slingshot is proud to have him on the team as he pushes forward with his passion. Jeremy believes that Kiteboarding is not only a...

7-Nation is pleased to announce the promotion of Greg Kish to  Slingshot Sports’ Product Line Manager. A senior executive at 7-Nation and a notable figure in the action-sports industry for more than 25 years.Kish will start his new position on March 8 and continue working out of...

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...

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...

Last week the Global Kitesports Association wrapped up the first event of its kind, a comprehensive foil competition complete with both Wing Foiling and Hydrofoil Freestyle event in Forteleza, Brazil. Slingshot's Team Rider, Fred Hope, made the travel south to Fortaleza, Brazil to compete in the...