How to Choose the Right Wakesurfer   If you’re looking into buying a new wakesurfer, there are a few basic factors to consider. We've put together this basic breakdown that should help narrow down your search, and make sure that you're riding the board that best suits...

Charleston, SC with Team Slingshot Wake     words by Jeff McKee / Edit by Steffen Vollert Just after the 2018 Yardsale, I rallied the troops to come join me for a week of boat riding on my new home turf in Charleston, SC.  Dylan Miller, Alex Graydon,...

Learning how to mount an Fsurf Fuselage with the right bolts is pretty important. If you use the wrong screws, your foil could come loose.   Losing a foil to the bottom is no fun.   To eliminate any confusion and ensure that your foil is set up right,...

How to install surf straps on your wakesurf hydrofoil board. Do this properly to minimize the potential of damaging your gear!   Watch this quick how-to slideshow for installing surf straps onto your wakesurf hydrofoil board. Be sure to follow the steps carefully.   It is super important...

Slingshot Sentinel Bar Trim Rope Replacement   Regular Maintenance = Safe & Killer Kite Sessions. Keep your bar, lines and kite in shape.   If the trim rope on your Slingshot Sentinel Bar is looking ragged, worn out, or you've shredded so hard that it broke, this post is...

A few finer details from windsurfing's foil experts. If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years, it’s that tech matters. Some people are more interested than others in learning about the finer details of a product, but the technology itself is what distinguishes good gear from...

VIDEO: The Valdosta Yardsale 2 - Feast your eyeballs on the 2018 VWC Yardsale 2!   Shout out to the crew at Rockstar Energy Drink and Alliance Wake for the film end edit! With the release of this overall event edit, we mark 1 week until the release of...

Slingshot Kiteboarding Safety: A Pre-flight Checklist   Before you head out for your next session, make sure your gear is in order. Follow our easy Pre-flight Kiteboarding Safety checklist to make sure you and your gear are safe and ready to rip.   Kite Checklist: Check your leading edge...

The Return of the Valdosta Yardsale The dust from the 2018 Yardsale has settled and our hard-drives are fully loaded with epic content. So, what's next? In one week's time, we will be dropping the overall video edit of what went down at the Yardsale in...

CLICK HERE to listen to The Golden Mic Podcast with Davis Griffin   "While spending some time in Orlando riding and hanging out with friends before the Valdosta Yardsale, I took the opportunity to sit down with Dano and shed some light on what goes on behind...

Behind every Slingshot board graphic is an artist and a story. 2018 Slingshot Valley - We’ve always received strong feedback about our board art. Sometimes it's good, and other times it's bad, but it is certainly always interesting. We've decided to focus in on one of...

  Slingshot Foil 2018 | VWC Cablepark Mayhem with Louis Floyd and Crew   It's FOIL FRIDAY and to celebrate, we've got a rad edit from @mantispromedia and our boy Louis Floyd that's sure to get your stokemeter pinned for this weekend! What's cooler than Quinn Silvernale, Wes Jacobsen...

Smart people learn from their SUP foil mistakes; even smarter people learn from the SUP foil mistakes of others.   We’re strong believers of that concept when it comes to learning how to SUP foil. Some things you just have to learn for yourself - like muscle memory,...

Open-toed or closed-toed? Stiff or soft?  Choosing the best wakeboard boots for you!     Don’t underestimate the importance of a good pair of boots. Just like in skiing, snowboarding, or simply walking down the street, if your feet aren’t happy when you’re out on the water, chances are...

What makes a good Wakestyle kiteboard?   Slingshot riders Sam Light and Karolina Winkowska dominate every park setting in the world and fill you in on what features make the best wakestyle kiteboard for them. Our Men's Version is inspired by Sam Light - The Refraction.   Our Women's Version...

What makes a good freestyle kiteboard?  Power! Think of a freestyle board as a more aggressive free-ride board: designed for versatility, but built to be powered up, jumped big, landed hard, and put through the wringer. A good freestyle board should be fast on the water...

What makes the best twin tip freeride kiteboard?   Versatility is the most important characteristic when looking for the best freeride kiteboard. It should have plenty of grip and pop for freestyle and boosting, while remaining forgiving in the chop, slashy in the swell, and efficient when...

How to Choose the Best Kiteboard for Beginners First and foremost, just because a board is classified as a good “beginner” board, that does not mean it’s only good for beginners. It simply means it has a shape and performance that are favorable to user-friendly progression...