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...

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...

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...