Sam Light Compares - 2019 NEW RPM vs Old RPM We recognize that you might be addicted to kiteboarding (like us). Let's do some facts checking on the NEW RPM vs the Old RPM.     We also understand you may be stuck at work dreaming about the new...

 Over the years wakeboarding behind the boat has progressed in mind-blowing ways. The fact that multiple variations of double flips are stock tricks for today’s pros is evidence of that. But with crazy progression can come intimidation (how many of us out there are ever really...

Learn the 5 top Kiteboarding Tricks to Kiteboard with more style by high-flying, globetrotting, fierce-but-friendly Slingshot team rider, Karolina Winkowska.   The three-time world champion is veteran competitor and a style-master in freestyle, wakestyle and park riding. In her latest video blog, Karolina lets us in on...

Not the RPM the NEW RPM | 2019 Slingshot. The RPM has been the kingpin of Slingshot’s kite line for a decade …   Ten years ago our mad-scientist designers locked themselves in the lab and made it their mission to stitch together all the best features...

From Foil to Fins - The WF1 board   One of the niftiest details about the WF1 foil wake board is that it comes equipped with FCSII fin boxes as well as the foil track mount. This means you can warm up with a little wakesurfing sesh,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

How to Resurrect your Old or Maintain your New Kite Pump Kite pumps are like sunglasses. It seems like every time I invest in an expensive pair of shades, something happens to them. I’ll forget them somewhere, leave them in someone’s car, lose them on the beach,...

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...