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...

The Slingshot Sentry Control Bar  recently launched and it is receiving overwhelmingly great reviews. See what the pros have to say! https://youtu.be/P7XgQ7EP-PU Ryan Goloversic, AKA Rygo, Head of Video Marketing and all around fun for MAC Kiteboarding is on the road testing 2021 products.       Rygo has...

THE PATENTED TECHNOLOGY OF THE SENTRY CONTROL BAR The all-new Sentry V1 control system brings forward Slingshot's patented "Center of the Universe" technology.The invention's origin stemmed from when kites used safety depower systems that suffered from many drawbacks.The possibility that the kite will not adequately depower,The significant chance...

Rita Arnaus is a professional kiteboarder from Barcelona, Spain. Rita has proved herself on the freestyle world tour ranking 4th overall in 2019 and 2018 whilst building one of the biggest Instagram followings in kiteboardingwith over one hundred thousand followers.Rita's inspirational strive to better herself...

Hey Jeremy, You have had a busy few years. Can you tell us what you have been up to?  Hey Sam, I am super stoked to be part of the Slingshot team! It's been great lately! Here are some of my comps. 2019 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPION U16 1st -...

Hey Willem, how’s it going? How is your new Hover Glide setup? Hi Sam! I’m doing great. Happy that most lockdown measurements are over in The Netherlands and I hope the situation will be better in all other countries soon! During the lockdown I had...

Chris Bobryk, AKA 'The Sledgehammer' - Bobryk gained his nickname after throwing down so many 'Hammers' in his video parts and competitions!He is one of the best all round freestylers in the world and is an all-round knowledgeable good dude who will help you out...

The UFO is Slingshot's all-new, first-ever strutless kite for 2021​ A foiling machine optimized in design and construction to be the Unlimited Foiling Object. To introduce the UFO to the foiling family, we talked with our brand manager, Alex Fox, to get the full scoop on...

How to install 3-meter line extensions. Slingshot 20” control bars come with 3-meter extensions. Using 20-meter lines you're going to have a faster kite, it's going to be more reactive, better for kite loops, but it's going to have slightly less power. Installing the 3-meter extensions...

Sam Light reviews which pigtail knots you should be using on your Slingshot kites and why. https://youtu.be/jO4dmfevdgE You may be wondering how the pigtail knots will change the performance of your kite. Your Slingshot kite comes trimmed and ready to fly. A lot of time is spent making...

Slingshot's 2020 line offers SIX kites You've got the bug and kiteboarding is in your veins. Choosing the best kite for yourself is an educated decision. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or pro rider, Slingshot has a kite that will match you better than your...