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FIRST.

Future Response Technology

Fastrack

FRT is the philosophy and approach we bring to all of our products. We use the most innovative materials and construction methods available to design the proper shapes, flex characteristics, rebound rates, and torsional stability for specific riding conditions and ability levels. By listening to our riders, we can keep building products that perform above and beyond all expectations.

Slingshot’s proven, proprietary mounting system offers limitless micro adjustment stance options and a superior rider to board connection. Combined with our binding offerings, Fastrack controls board flex by eliminating dead spots, adds superior durability, and offers maximum ease of use.

4D GRAPHICS Another industry first, our graphic technology offers unlimited possibilities to the “custom culture” market, and showcases the inside of our boards with virtually clear tops and bottoms. No two boards are exactly the same. By combining digital with hand crafted art we are able to create boards that have a true sense of depth that is unlike anything else. It doesn’t hurt that we work with talented artists with deep roots in skate, surf and snow from all over the country.

Pure Wood Cores There is no better core material for achieving the best flex performance in a board than full wood. Our wood is local and farmed from sustainable forests, that’s why we call it Columbian Gold. This core has the highest compression response ever used in a kiteboard. We’ve completely eliminated the use of foams and plastics because they breakdown quickly, and lack the more lively performance characteristics of the organic materials we use now.

MADE IN OUR OWN USA FACTORY

Fushion Sidewalls

Maybe you haven’t heard, our kiteboards are hand made right here in the Pacific Northwest. Which is our backyard. From the original idea to the board you ride everyday, the complete process happens right here. No other board manufacturer can say that. No one.

We’ve transferred the same technology found in high durometer, urethane skateboard wheels into the rail of all our boards. Creating one continuous piece of perfection, our innovative manufacturing process literally infuses the rail into the board cores in one single shot (NO staples, tape, glue or seams). SingleShot improves the overall dampening of the board and increases rail durability beyond any other available material.

World’s Greenest Kiteboards

Resin X This is the latest in high tech organic urethane resins. What Resin-X™ has that epoxy and polyester resins don’t is an exceptional flex memory that can withstand longer flex cycles and superior vibration dampening with increased elongation without failure. All combined, these features store a higher rate of loaded energy, insane durability, and the best UV resistance on the market. Resin X™ is a low-VOC (Volatile Organic Chemicals) resin and the greenest on the market.

BOARDS

We honestly try our best to make products that are easy on our environment, but it has to make sense. That’s the cool part. Our latest boards are extremely environmentally friendly and have substantially enhanced performance because of it. No one has perfected it, but we think we’re getting closer everyday. We use wood from local, sustainable forests. Because our kiteboards are made in the USA we have an incredibly low carbon foot print from forest to factory. Resin X™ is the newest science in resin technology and the greenest available. No airborne solvents are used in the manufacturing process. No plastic top sheet material. We’ve made a commitment to eliminate plastic top skins made from oil. All electricity in our factory is produced by local wind power.


FIRST. C DESIGN PLATFORM

Embracing C kite DNA throughout our entire range of performance kites is an industry first by Slingshot. All aspects of design, including the kite’s platform, canopy curve and foil shape benefit from the performance characteristics of C kites. For the past 10 years Slingshot has remained committed to the C kite platform for one simple reason - it out performs all others time after time. While everyone talks about C kites, we invested to refine them.

SPLITSTRUT Splitstrut intergrates the strut and canopy into one ridged wing creating a lighter, stable and more durable kite. This construction is proven to enhance power delivery under heavy load and creates efficiency in the overall frame.

PROGRESSIVE POWER STEERING +CUSTOM FUEL INJECTION Each of our high performance kites comes with custom attachment points that enable the rider to tune bar pressure based on personal riding preference. Custom line lengths synchronize rider and kite to match wind conditions. Benefits include optimum tracking, precision feedback, custom power and range.

ONE PUMP The trusted original single point inflation system to get you out on the water faster and easier. Patented by Slingshot, this is the most convenient and proven industry standard single point inflation system.

TRI TECH PROTECTION We use only the highest quality and most tested material to protect our products - Ballistic Kevlar, Mark Cloth and Neoprene. These individual scuff guards, strategically placed in the most vulnerable areas of the kite, optimize durability and extend the life of your kite.

SLINGSHOT LEGENDARY CONSTRUCTION You can depend on long lasting durability and performance because we use only the latest new high tech materials in our LE, canopy, bladders and finish trim materials. Ask anyone in the industry and they will tell you Slingshot builds kites stronger than any other brand.

KITESS


FIRST. Kite Surfboard Construction

Tony and Jeff Logosz were early pioneers in PVC sandwich surf construction as early as the mid 1980’s. Today we use a greener more earth friendly approach by substituting PVC foam for a wood sandwich. We use a complex, proprietary layering system combined with a superior epoxy resin for all of our Surfboards. We start with a super lightweight foam core, and then put on a layer of lightweight glass. We then bond all of this on a more dense layer of wood. The final layer is glass and superior epoxy resin. Along each step of the way we use vacuum bagging techniques to enhance the bonding strength. The final result is a proven lightweight sandwich construction custom board that is more durable than the old PU boards.


ALEX

USA

KAROLINA POLAND

YOURI

HOLLAND

ERIC USA

MATT USA

PATRICK USA

ANDY AUSTRALIA

ERIK ITALY

HOLLAND

MAURICIO USA

GREG USA

THE TEAM


KITES

BARS

RPM 4.5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 12 / 14m

FUEL 6 / 7 / 9 / 11 / 13m

RALLY 4 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 12 / 14m

TURBINE 17m

Z 6 / 9 / 11 / 13m

COMPSTICK 17” / 20” / 23”

KITEBOARDS

COMPSTICK (RALLY VERSION) 17” / 20” / 23”

Z BAR 17” / 20”

HARNESS

MAYHEM 132 / 136

DARKSIDE 142

MISFIT 132 / 136 / 142 / 146

DARKO 132 / 135

GLIDE 149

IGNITION 138 / 144 / 150

CRISIS 134 / 137 / 141

BALLISTIC

CROSSOVER SURF

BINDINGS

CELERITAS 5’8” / 5’11”

PIT 5’8” / 5’11”

TYRANT 5’11” / 6’1”

DIALER 5’10”

KNEE SWACKER 5’10”

REFORM 4’7”

BOLT ON 3.0

JOINT

OPTION

R.A.D.

STRAPLESS SURF

TYRANT 6’1”

DIALER 5’10”

CELERITAS 5’8”

PRODUCTS


FREESTYLE


FUEL 6 / 7 / 9 / 11 / 13m

FREESTYLE

TRULY LEGENDARY. For 2012, the FUEL reintroduces one of our most important design features — Splitstrut Technology. The 2012 FUEL is built on a 5 strut platform, making the kite incredibly rigid and stable in even the toughest conditions. This year we’ve also incorporated new trailing edge construction for extra protection to decrease wear. Other innovations such as One-Pump (original Slingshot patented single point inflation system), Custom Fuel Injection (fine tune for wake or freestyle) and Progressive Power Steering (optimum tracking, precision feedback, custom range) continue to lead the industry. The combination of this dedication, design and technology create a kite with unmatched deliberate power, fearless looping and unwavering recovery — making the FUEL the C kite expert rider’s weapon of choice.

1 . SIDE

2 . FRONT

+ Traditional C Kite Platform + Refined Sizing (6, 7, 9, 11, 13 Meter) + Compstick Control Bar Compatibility + Slingshot One -Pump + Scalloped Trailing Edge + Progressive Power Steering + Custom Fuel Injection + Splitstrut Integrated Strut Design + Ballistic Aramid Scuff Guards + Mark Cloth Reinforced Trailing Edge + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support PACKAGE INCLUDES / FUEL Kite / Compstick Control Bar Kite Backpack / Bladder Repair Kit / Quick Start Guide

BAR

LINE

6m

17”

20m

7m

17”

20m

9m

17”

20m

11m

20”

23m

13m

20”

23m

KNOTS

10

15

20

25

30

35

The graph above is to be used only as a point of reference. It is based on a rider who is approximately 170 lbs. (75 kg). Actual use may vary based on your body weight, ability level, water conditions, board size and riding style. Slingshot encourages you to refer to the User Guide for complete safety recommendations.

RIDER PROFILE

EXPERT / AGGRESSIVE FREESTYLE + Advanced skill level looking for a kite that pulls hard, loops and recovers well.


COMPSTICK

MAYHEM

The COMPSTICK Control bar has the highest level of safety and Center of the Universe performance and convenience in the cleanest 4 line configuration available. The clean and uncluttered 4 line configuration also allows for easy and speedy rigging times. Features such as the updated Butter Box, Trim Grommet, Surefire Spinner, Progressive Line Lengths, Auto Indexing Chicken Loop, Active Stopper Ball and Push Away Center Safety System makes it the first choice for crossover riders who constantly pushing the limits!

Designed by Tony Logosz, the Mayhem rides solid in chop and offers unmatched performance in variable conditions. Exclusive innovations include our Columbian Gold wood core, SingleShot Fusion Sidewall, Resin X, Fastrack and Custom Culture Graphics. Whether its ultra smooth flat-water conditions to knee high kickers, the 2012 Mayhem will be the one stop ticket for the progressive core rider! The Mayhem is proudly handcrafted in our USA Factory.

17” / 20” / 23”

FREESTYLE

+ Push Away Quick Release System + (CSS) Center Safety System + Below the Bar Trim + Auto Indexing Chicken Loop + 4–Line Configuration + Performance Moto Grip + Dual Oh-Shit Handles + 800 lb Front Line Set + Micro Clam Cleat Trimming + Trim Grommet + Center of the Universe Safety System + Surefire Spinner Swivel + Active Stopper Ball + (Long Life) Kook Proof Pigtails + Progressive Power Steering +Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

132 / 136

FREESTYLE

+ Columbian Gold Wood Core + Fusion Tech Rail + Resin X + Custom Culture Graphics + Fastrack + Contoured Rail + Minimized Tip And Tail + Sidewalls Checking + Twin Tip Shape + New Bolt On 3.0 Pad and Strap Binding with Grab Handle + Slingshot Legendary Construction + World’s Greenest Kiteboard + Designed By Tony Logosz

WIDTHS 132 - Tip/Tail 31.5cm / Waist 40.8cm 136 - Tip/Tail 32.2cm / Waist 42cm

FINS FUEL BAR OPTIONS 17” x 20m / 20” x 23m

( 4 ) 2” asymmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES / Mayhem Deck Bolt On 3.0 Bindings / Grab Handle

RPM BAR OPTIONS 17” x 23m / 20” x 25m / 23” x 27m

TURBINE BAR 23” x 27m

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT AGGRESSIVE FREESTYLE + Desires solid edging, huge pop and power.


DARKSIDE 142

FREESTYLE

The Darkside has our new, lighter construction based off our Future Response Technology. Exclusive innovations include Columbian Gold wood core, SingleShot Fusion Sidewall, Resin-X, Fastrack, Duraglide grindable base and Custom Culture Graphics. The Darkside is proudly handcrafted in our USA Factory. + Columbian Gold Wood Core + Fusion Tech Rail + Resin X + Custom Culture Graphics + Fastrack + New Outline + Durabase + Slingshot Legendary Construction + World’s Greenest Kiteboard

WIDTHS 142 - Tip/Tail 34cm / Waist 43cm

FINS ( 4 ) 6” x .75” symmetrical

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT AGGRESSIVE FREESTYLE + Rides kickers, sliders, rails. Destroys it!


CROSSOVER


RPM 4.5 / 6

8 / 9 / 10 / 12 / 14m

CROSSOVER

A NEW POINT IN HISTORY. First comes in many forms. The Slingshot RPM is the original “Open C” kite that started it all. It evolved to become the kite that took Youri Zoon to a world title and has become a riders favorite in just a few short years. Building on it’s dramatic success of the Open-C canopy and Slingshot’s patented Splitstrut technology, the RPM pushes kite design to a whole new level. Inspired by Youri’s world dominating performance on the tour, we modified the wing tip attachment points to optimize kite performance and deliver complete tuning customization. These additional features and the new 7m allows complete versatility in all conditions and all riding styles.

1 . SIDE

+ Open-C Design Platform + Splitstrut Integrated 3 Strut Design + New Size ( 7m ), Quiver Builder + Modified Wing Tip Attachment Points + Progressive Power Steering + Low Profile Wing Tips + Slingshot One -Pump + Dimension-polyant Dacron Leading Edge and Strut Material + Tri Tech Protection + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

2 . FRONT

3 . TOP

PACKAGE INCLUDES / RPM Kite / Compstick Control Bar Kite Backpack / Bladder Repair Kit / Quick Start Guide

BAR

LINE

4.5

17”

23m

6m

17”

23m

7m

17”

23m

8m

17”

23m

9m

17”

23m

10m

20”

25m

12m

20”

25m

14m

23”

27m

KNOTS

10

15

20

25

30

35

The graph above is to be used only as a point of reference. It is based on a rider who is approximately 170 lbs. (75 kg). Actual use may vary based on your body weight, ability level, water conditions, board size and riding style. Slingshot encourages you to refer to the User Guide for complete safety recommendations.

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO WORLD CHAMPION PROGRESSIVE FREESTYLE + Riders looking for a kite which crosses over from freestyle, to wakestyle, surf or snow with ease.


RALLY 4/6/8

COMPSTICK

10 / 12 / 14m

17” / 20” / 23”

CROSSOVER

CROSSOVER

The COMPSTICK Control bar has the highest level of safety and Center of the Universe performance and convenience in the cleanest 4 line configuration available. The clean and uncluttered 4 line configuration also allows for easy and speedy rigging times. Features such as the updated Butter Box, Trim Grommet, Surefire Spinner, Progressive Line Lengths, Auto Indexing Chicken Loop, Active Stopper Ball and Push Away Center Safety System makes it the first choice for crossover riders who constantly pushing the limits! + Push Away Quick Release System + (CSS) Center Safety System + Below the Bar Trim + Auto Indexing Chicken Loop + 4–Line Configuration + Performance Moto Grip + Dual Oh-Shit Handles + 800 lb Front Line Set + Micro Clam Cleat Trimming + Trim Grommet + Center of the Universe Safety System + Surefire Spinner Swivel + Active Stopper Ball + (Long Life) Kook Proof Pigtails + Progressive Power Steering +Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

THE PROVEN CHOICE.

RALLY BAR OPTIONS

The new Rally has proven Delta features such as low end power, responsive pivotal turning, endless lofty hang time, effortless relaunch and unbelievable range are matched with C kite power and uncompromised stability. The 3 strut design of the Open Delta C harnesses and delivers smooth efficient power through the stroke and offers a lightweight balanced build for maximum flight stability. Our industry first pulley-less bridle lends itself to a direct feel, enhanced responsiveness, and unmatched upwind performance. The range on the Rally has been optimized for low-end grunt, meaning riding in lighter wind speeds with smaller size kites and noticeably bigger boost with longer lofty hang times. New for 2012 is the addition of a 9 meter for ultimate quiver building potential and added Ballistic Aramid scuff guard reinforcement to prevent wing tip wear.

17” x 20m / 20” x 23m / 23” x 27m

1 . SIDE

+ “Open Delta-C” Design Platform + “Splitstrut” Integrated 3 Strut Design + Compstick Control Bar Compatibility + Pulley-Less Bridle Configuration + Surf Tough Seams + Scalloped Trailing Edge + Ballistic Aramid Scuff Guards + New Size (9M), Quiver Builder! + Slingshot One -Pump + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

2 . FRONT

3 . TOP

PACKAGE INCLUDES / Rally Kite / Compstick Control Bar Kite Backpack / Bladder Repair Kit / Quick Start Guide

BAR

LINE

4m

17”

20m

6m

17”

20m

8m

17”

20m

9m

17”

20m

10m

20”

23m

12m

20”

23m

14m

23”

27m

KNOTS

10

15

20

25

30

35

The graph above is to be used only as a point of reference. It is based on a rider who is approximately 170 lbs. (75 kg). Actual use may vary based on your body weight, ability level, water conditions, board size and riding style. Slingshot encourages you to refer to the User Guide for complete safety recommendations.

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATETO TOWORLD EXPERTCHAMPION INTERMEDIATE PROGRESSIVE FREESTYLE AND SURF + Riders looking for a kite which crosses over from + freestyle, Desires solid pivot turnssurf and or excellent feelease. at the bar. to wakestyle, snow with

RALLY VERSION


MISFIT 132 / 136 / 142 / 146

DARKO

The Misfit rides smoothly through chop without spray in your face, and offers the most versatility in all conditions. Exclusive innovations include our Radio Active POP Core, SingleShot Fusion Sidewall, Resin X, Fastrack and Custom Culture Graphics. The Misfit is proudly handcrafted in our USA Factory.

Light it up and you will find it has insane load and pop characteristics, mental top end speed and works best for progressive powered freestyle. New for 2012 is our own Columbian Gold Wood Core, Fusion Tech single shot urethane side walls, Custom Culture graphics. The Darko is proudly handcrafted in our USA Factory.

CROSSOVER

+ Columbian Gold Wood Core + Fusion Tech Rail + Resin X + Custom Culture Graphics + Fastrack + “V” Channels + New Outline + Shorter Effective Edge + New Bolt On 3.0 Pad and Strap Binding with Grab Handle + Designed by Tony Logosz + Slingshot Legendary Construction + World’s Greenest Kiteboard

WIDTHS 132 136 142 146

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Tip/Tail 32.5cm / Waist 40cm Tip/Tail 33.5cm / Waist 40.5cm Tip/Tail 34.5cm / Waist 42cm Tip/Tail 35cm / Waist 43.5cm

FINS

( 4 ) 2” symmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES / Misfit Deck Bolt On 3.0 Bindings / Grab Handle

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED + Looking for controlled progressive flex, delivering top level performance.

132 / 135

CROSSOVER

+ Columbian Gold Wood Core + Fusion Tech Rail + Resin X + Custom Culture Graphics + Fastrack + Tunnel Concave + Squared Tip and Tail + Sidewalls Checking + Twin Tip Shape + New Bolt On 3.0 Pad and Strap Binding with Grab Handle + Slingshot Legendary Construction + World’s Greenest Kiteboard + Designed by Tony Logosz

WIDTHS 132 - Tip/Tail 31.75cm / Waist 40.5cm 135 - Tip/Tail 32.2cm / Waist 41.5cm

FINS ( 4 ) 2” asymmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES / Darko Deck Bolt On 3.0 Bindings / Grab Handle

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT AGGRESSIVE FREESTYLE + Solid edging, massive pop and power.


CROSSOVER SURF


CELERITAS 5’8” / 5’11” - DIAMOND TAIL SHAPE

CROSSOVER SURF

PIT

5’6” / 5’11” - ROUND TAIL SHAPE

CROSSOVER SURF

The Celeritas is a short “trunk” style board, with exaggerated concave and curvy tail lines. It also features a fast center rocker that blends from the center to the tail giving this board off the chart speed while maintaining perfect control. It is so versatile it is a blast to ride in small mushy surf but also holds its own in good medium surf. NEW FCS fin box provides super structure when reefs or shoreline crop up for maximum durability. The Celeritas is for riders looking for an innovative board that excels in small wave conditions or when the rider looking to set new standards at their local spot. It’s faster than fast! Quiet literally the Celeritas has an afterburner built in!

5’6” - 2.25” 5’11” - 2.25”

LENGTHS

FINS

5’8” / 5’11”

WIDTHS 5’8” - 18.5” 5’11” - 20.5”

The Pit is an ideal kite surfboard for those committed to ride river or ocean swell in nuking conditions, letting it all hang on the line. The tri fin configuration also allows for snappy turns and solid drive. NEW FCS compatible fin box provides super structure when reefs or shoreline crop up for maximum durability.

LENGTHS 5’6” / 5’11”

WIDTHS 5’6” - 18.5” 5’11” - 18.37”

THICKNESSES

( 2 ) 3.5” asymmetrical FCS ( 1 ) 3.5” symmetrical FCS PACKAGE INCLUDES Pit Board / Pads and Straps / Fins

THICKNESSES 5’8” - 2.25” 5’11” - 2.5”

FINS

( 2 ) 4.625” asymmetrical FCS ( 1 ) 4.5” symmetrical FCS PACKAGE INCLUDES Celeritas Board / Pads and Straps / Fins

RIDER PROFILE

ADVANCED TO EXPERT SURF STYLE + Desires super fast and agile performer.

RIDER PROFILE

ADVANCED TO EXPERT SURF STYLE + Aggressive high wind rider.


TYRANT 5’11” / 6’1” - SQUASH TAIL SHAPE

CROSSOVER SURF

The Tyrant also incorporates the WVS Bamboo construction that translates to rail tight traction and a lively feel. WVS also makes the Tyrant the most durable kite surfboard offered today. The Tyrant lets you put more power in your wave riding. Ride it strapped or strapless. The tri fin configuration also allows for snappy turns in the pocket and solid drive down the line. NEW FCS compatible fin box provides super structure when reefs or shoreline crop up for maximum durability.

LENGTHS 5’11” / 6’1”

WIDTHS 5’11” - 19” 6’1” - 18.37”

THICKNESSES 5’11” - 2.5” 6’1” - 2.5”

FINS

( 2 ) 4.625” asymmetrical FCS ( 1 ) 4.5” symmetrical FCS PACKAGE INCLUDES Tyrant Board / Pads and Straps / Fins

DIALER 5’10” - SWALLOW TAIL SHAPE

CROSSOVER SURF

Master shaper Tony Logosz fuses his knowledge of surf & light wind kiting, delivering a board aimed towards a light wind kite enthusiast who also wants a high performance surfboard. The Dialer is our quad fin light wind kite surf dominator. Made with WVS Bamboo construction the Dialer does not sacrifice weight for durability for a lively, fast acting feel. It has it all! The quad fin arrangement make the Dialer exceptionally smooth in turns and easy to negotiate in swell. The custom tail and outline shape gives it excellent drive and release off the wave. New FCS compatible fin box provides super structure when reefs or shoreline crop up. The Dialer is also equipped with Fastrack making the transition from strapped to strapless a matter of seconds. It’s is a great travel option when you have to have your bases covered in case of marginal wind.

LENGTH 5’10”

WIDTH 20.62”

THICKNESS 2.5”

FINS ( 2 ) 4.25” asymmetrical FCS ( 2 ) 4.6” asymmetrical FCS PACKAGE INCLUDES Dialer Board / Pads and Straps / Fins

RIDER PROFILE

ADVANCED TO EXPERT SURF STYLE + Looks for maximum speed in all size waves.

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT SURF STYLE + Light wind board performance.


KNEE SWACKER 5’10” - SCREW DRIVER HEAD TAIL SHAPE

CROSSOVER SURF

Master shaper Tony Logosz blends his knowledge of surf & light wind to deliver a board aimed towards a light wind kite enthusiast who also wants a tool to catch anything in its path. The Knee Swacker is our quad fin light wind kite surf dominator. Made with WVS Bamboo construction this board does not sacrifice weight for durability or lively, fast acting feel. It has it all! The quad fin arrangement make the Knee Swacker an exceptionally smooth in turns and easy to negotiate in swell. The custom wide Screw Driver head tail design and full outline shape allows excellent drive and planning ability even for bigger riders. The NEW FCS compatible fin box provides maximum durability, especially around reefs and unexpected shoreline. It’s a great travel option when you know you have to have your bases covered in case of marginal wind conditions or need to paddle in to save a session.

LENGTH 5’10”

WIDTH 22.5”

THICKNESS

REFORM 4’7” - SQUASH TAIL SHAPE

CROSSOVER SKIM/SURF The Reform surf/skim style board is a great addition to any quiver for an intermediate to advanced rider looking to maximize their time in marginal conditions or progress to a new style of riding . Constructed with a full wood core in our USA factory, this board features innovations like flip tip nose, custom squash tail shape, removable fin, surf/skim style front and rear pads. Custom Culture graphics and Slingshot’s proprietary core construction make the Reform an effortless decision for light wind or small swell riding. So if staying upwind and making the most of your time on the water with a fun strapless surf/skim like feel is important to you, one word... Reform!

LENGTH 4’7”

WIDTH 20.75”

THICKNESS .5”

FINS

( 3 ) 3.5” symmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES Reform Board / Pads / Fins

2.75”

FINS

( 2 ) 4.25” asymmetrical FCS ( 2 ) 4.6” asymmetrical FCS PACKAGE INCLUDES Knee Swacker Board / Pads and Straps / Fins

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT SURF STYLE + Good travel option, can be surfed and kited.

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED SURF STYLE + Stellar in marginal conditions riding.


STRAPLESS SURF SUPER LIGHT CONSTRUCTION

CROSSOVER SURF

These strapless shapes are hand selected by legendary kiteboarder, Mauricio Abreu to fit the needs of the rider. First up, the all around Tyrant 6’1 delivers high performance surfing in all types of surf. The Celeritas 5’8 is designed for riders like Patrick Rebstock that spend more time in the air than in the water! Finally, the Dialer 5’ 10” serves unmatched performance on those light wind days and everyday surf sessions.

TYRANT

DIALER

CELERITAS

LENGTH

LENGTH

LENGTH

6’1”

5’10”

5’8”

WEIGHT

WEIGHT

WEIGHT

5.7 lbs

6.6 lbs

5.95 lbs

WIDTH

WIDTH

WIDTH

18.37”

20.62”

18.8”

THICKNESS

THICKNESS

THICKNESS

2.5”

2.5”

2.25”

TAIL SHAPE

TAIL SHAPE

TAIL SHAPE

SQUASH

SWALLOW

DIAMOND

FINS

FINS

FINS

( 2 ) 4.625” asymmetrical FCS ( 1 ) 4.5” symmetrical FCS

( 2 ) 4.25” asymmetrical FCS ( 2 ) 4.6” asymmetrical FCS

( 2 ) 4.625” asymmetrical FCS ( 1 ) 4.5” symmetrical FCS

* These products should be treated like a custom surfboard. Any heel dents, dings or other damage caused by normal use of the board will not be covered by Slingshot’s warranty.

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT + Riders that are looking to take their

riding closer to surfing.


LIGHTWIND


TURBINE 17m

LIGHTWIND

LIGHT IS RIGHT. When you want to stay on the water and still have fun in 5-6 knots, you have to be light. To save weight we started with a new bladder material that is 25% lighter, reduced the leading edge diameter and introduced a smaller strut size. Efficiency is king, so we completely updated the design geometry. To make it more efficient and faster in light wind we’ve increased the aspect ratio much like on a glider or wind turbine wing. This improves lift through kite speed and allows it to fly further forward in the window.

1 . SIDE

2 . FRONT

In the wing tips, we introduced a new concept called Free-Twist Tip Technology. Developed to increase the narrow wind range of large kites, the bridal attachment is positioned to let the wingtips freely pivot to allow the trailing edge leech panel to open and twist when overpowered or stalled. The result is a lighter, faster feel with a wide apparent wind range and quick turning radius for such a large kite. The Turbine has plenty of low end grunt to get you planing with a competition race board, surfboard, or large twin tip. Once up to speed, the kite stays efficient and in control as the apparent wind ramps higher. The bottom line is this kite increases your riding time and gets you off the beach when there’s not a whitecap in sight.

3 . TOP

+ Updated Open Delta-C Design Profile + Splitstrut Integrated 3 Strut Design + Free-Twist Tip Technology + Redesigned Wing Tip Struts + New Trailing Edge Shape + Flex Battens + Improved Power Steering Bridle + Slingshot One-Pump + Tri Tech Protection + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

RIDER PROFILE

PACKAGE INCLUDES / Turbine Kite / Compstick Control Bar Kite Backpack / Bladder Repair Kit / Quick Start Guide

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERTS FREERIDE, COURSE RACING, LIGHT WIND AND SURF BAR 23”

17m KNOTS

10

15

20

25

30

LINE 27m

35

The graph above is to be used only as a point of reference. It is based on a rider who is approximately 170 lbs. (75 kg). Actual use may vary based on your body weight, ability level, water conditions, board size and riding style. Slingshot encourages you to refer to the User Guide for complete safety recommendations.

+ Riders looking for a light wind specific kite.


COMPSTICK

GLIDE

The COMPSTICK Control bar has the highest level of safety and Center of the Universe performance and convenience in the cleanest 4 line configuration available. The clean and uncluttered 4 line configuration also allows for easy and speedy rigging times. Features such as the updated Butter Box, Trim Grommet, Surefire Spinner, Progressive Line Lengths, Auto Indexing Chicken Loop, Active Stopper Ball and Push Away Center Safety System makes it the first choice for crossover riders who constantly pushing the limits!

The light wind dominator just got lighter! Nothing beats this board in marginal or light wind conditions. If you are in search of the ultimate soul searching Freeride session, your search is over. The Glide is your answer! Exclusive innovations include our Columbian Gold Wood Core, Single Shot Fusion Sidewall, Resin-X, Fastrack and Custom Culture Graphics.

17” / 20” / 23”

LIGHTWIND

+ Push Away Quick Release System + (CSS) Center Safety System + Below the Bar Trim + Auto Indexing Chicken Loop + 4–Line Configuration + Performance Moto Grip + Dual Oh-Shit Handles + 800 lb Front Line Set + Micro Clam Cleat Trimming + Trim Grommet + Center of the Universe Safety System + Surefire Spinner Swivel + Active Stopper Ball + (Long Life) Kook Proof Pigtails + Progressive Power Steering +Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

149

LIGHTWIND

+ Columbian Gold Wood Core + Fusion Tech Rail + Resin X + Custom Culture Graphics + Fastrack + New Outline + New Bolt On 3.0 Pad and Strap Binding + Designed by Tony Logosz + Slingshot Legendary Construction + World’s Greenest Kiteboard

WIDTHS 149 - Tip/Tail 34cm / Waist 43cm

FINS ( 4 ) 6” x .75” symmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES / Glide Deck Bolt On 3.0 Bindings / Grab Handle

FUEL BAR OPTIONS 17” x 20m / 20” x 23m

RPM BAR OPTIONS 17” x 23m / 20” x 25m / 23” x 27m

TURBINE BAR 23” x 27m

RIDER PROFILE

INTERMEDIATE TO EXPERT + Maximizes time on water in any conditions, light wind enthusiast.


FREERIDE


Z

6 / 9 / 11 / 13m

FREERIDE

KITE WITH CONFIDENCE. Announcing the first “Spherical-C” Profile. The fresh, versatile design of the Z kite gives consistent pull with controlled power and unmatched versatility. Stable and predictable in virtually all conditions. The Z kite produces huge boosts with good control and effortless relaunch. The Z kite is loaded with the latest innovative features. However, its most important feature is the “plug and play” usability you will experience everyday. This includes features like our industry first pullyless bridle that delivers a direct feel, enhanced responsiveness, and unmatched upwind performance. Additional unique features like our Spherical-C Profile and Axis Wing Tip allow the kite to easily roll up off the water into relaunch. Like our other kites, the Z has been optimized for maximum range to suit all kinds of riding conditions. Kite with confidence. All conditions, all the time.

1 . SIDE

+ Spherical-C Profile + 3 Strut Design + Pulley-Less Bridle Configuration + Axis Wing Tip Design + Deep Scalloped Trailing Edge + Slingshot One -Pump + Dimension-Polyant Dacron Leading Edge and Strut Material + Tri Tech Protection + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

2 . FRONT

3 . TOP

PACKAGE INCLUDES / Z Kite / Z Control Bar / Kite Backpack Bladder Repair Kit / Quick Start Guide

RIDER PROFILE BAR

LINE

6m

17”

23m

9m

20”

23m

11m

20”

23m

13m

20”

23m

KNOTS

10

15

20

25

30

35

The graph above is to be used only as a point of reference. It is based on a rider who is approximately 170 lbs. (75 kg). Actual use may vary based on your body weight, ability level, water conditions, board size and riding style. Slingshot encourages you to refer to the User Guide for complete safety recommendations.

BEGINNER / INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED + Great for all levels with plug and play convenience, yet stable in a large variety of conditions.


Z BAR 17” / 20”

IGNITION

The Z-Control Bar is designed to work exclusively with the Z kite. The Z-Control Bar offers ‘plug and play’ simplicity with a clean uncluttered control system that is easy use day in and day out. Highlight features such as the Simple Safety System, Auto Indexing Chicken Loop, and industry standard Push Away Center Safety Release make the Z-Control Bar the number one choice of riders newly introduced to kiteboarding.

Solid upwind performance, soft landings and butter smooth carving are all benefits the Ignition delivers. Its user progressive shape is ideal for advanced freeride tricks as well as riding the swell on those perfect downwinders. So whether its your first kiteboard or an addition to your quiver, count on the Ignition to improve all your riding experiences! The Ignition is proudly handcrafted in our USA Factory.

FREERIDE

+ Push Away Quick Release System + Trim Grommet + Simple Safety System + Below The Bar Trim + Auto Indexing Chicken Loop + 4 –Line Configuration + Performance Moto Grip + Dual Oh-Shit Handles + Micro Clam Cleat + Sure Grip Leader Lines + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

Z BAR OPTIONS 17” x 23m / 20” x 23m

138 / 144 / 150 ( NORTH AMERICA ONLY )

FREERIDE

+ Columbian Gold Full Wood Core + Single Concave to Double Flat Rails + Fusion Tech Single Shot Urethane Rail + Resin-X + 4D Custom Culture Graphics + World’s Greenest Kiteboard + Designed by Tony Logosz + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

WIDTHS 138 - Waist 42.6cm 144 - Waist 43.2cm 150 - Waist 43.8cm

FINS

( 4 ) 6” x 1.75” symmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES / Ignition Deck Bolt On 3.0 Bindings / Grab Handle

RIDER PROFILE

ENTRY LEVEL TO INTERMEDIATE + Demands easy edging, good upwind performance, and solid speed control.


CRISIS

134 / 137 / 141 ( NOT AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA )

FREERIDE

Solid upwind performance, soft landings and butter smooth carving are all benefits the Crisis delivers. Its user progressive shape is ideal for advanced freeride tricks as well as riding the swell on those perfect downwinders. So whether its your first kiteboard or an addition to your quiver, count on the Ignition to improve all your riding experiences! The Crisis is proudly handcrafted in our USA Factory. + Columbian Gold Full Wood Core + Single Concave to Double Flat Rails + Fusion Tech Single Shot Urethane Rail + Resin-X + 4D Custom Culture Graphics + Worlds Greenest Kiteboard + Designed by Tony Logosz + Slingshot Legendary Construction + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

WIDTHS 134 - Waist 40.5cm 137 - Waist 41.2cm 141 - Waist 41.5cm

FINS

( 4 ) 2� symmetrical PACKAGE INCLUDES / Crisis Deck Bolt On 3.0 Bindings / Grab Handle

RIDER PROFILE

ENTRY LEVEL TO INTERMEDIATE

+ Demands easy edging, good upwind performance, and solid speed control.


EXTRAS


B2

LIGHT TRACTION FOIL

TRAINER

The B2 is Slingshot’s original 2-line foil trainer kite. The B2 has a proven reputation as the best trainer kite ever produced and is easy to fly. The B2 kite is durable, forgiving and gives customers an edge in basic flying skills. + B2 kite + Lightweight aluminum control bar + Compact storage bag + User DVD + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support

B3

LIGHT TRACTION FOIL

TRAINER

The B3 is Slingshot’s original 2-line foil light traction trainer kite. The B3 is hands down one of the best light traction kites on the market. + B3 kite + Lightweight aluminum control bar + Compact storage bag + Lifetime Rider Hotline Support


HARNESS

BINDINGS

S / M / L / XL

PADS + STRAPS / JOINT / BOOTS

BALLISTIC

BOLT ON 3.0

BOLT–ON 3.0’s are designed to increase comfort, convenience and maximize performance with effortless installation in mind. The “NEW” Velcro locking adjustment strap is uniquely designed to fit directly to the pad’s super structure and mounts directly onto the board for the most complete lock down and non-slip performance. The BOLT-ON 3 is stock with all 2012 Slingshot boards but mounts seamlessly to a traditional insert pack as well.

SIZING ONE SIZE / UNIVERSAL

JOINT

The Slingshot Joint binding allows you to split the difference. Its sturdy outline and increased support wraps just below your ankle for rock solid support and control similar to a high performance boot, but with the freedom of slip-on convenience. Features include a half cab padded collar outline, dual stage neoprene straps, deluxe dual density foam and innovative Bolt-On mounting system.

SIZING S/M US 4 - 8 EURO 37 - 41 UK 3.5 - 7.5 CM 22.5 - 25.4

ULTIMATE CONTOURED FIT. Unique 3-D thermo shaping conforms to the body allowing for maximum mobility without sacrificing support and comfort. The integrated Lock Down Spreader Bar and pad displaces the load and does not twist or ride up. The Fiberglass battens provide just the right amount of back support. The Flex Edge outline makes everything much more comfortable and helps to avoid any chaffing. + 3D Thermo Molded Dual Density Exterior Foam + Lock Down Spreader Bar System + Integrated Handle and Leash Attachment + Flex Edge Harness Outline For Ultimate Comfort + Contoured Exterior And Interior Shaping Design + Velcro Waist Belt Closure + Neoprene Buckle And Strap Pockets + Kite Specific Spreader Bar + 3D Thermo Molded Spreader Bar Pad + New Stash Pocket + Kite Knife Slot *Optional Kite Specific Knife Sold Separate.

3 . FRONT

MEDIUM US M EURO 48 - 50 CM 81 - 86 IN 32 - 34

LARGE US L EURO 50 - 52 UK 86 - 91 CM 34 - 36

2 . SIDE

L/XL US 11+ EURO 44+ UK 10.5+ CM 27.9+

OPTION

Taking rider simplicity to a new level, the completely redesigned Option have changed the open toe boot game. Offered in three sizes that cover the full rider foot range, and featuring the same baseless platform as our highest level boots, a simplified single lacing closure system, and pre-formed uppers, these boots are the solution for every weekend warrior.

SIZING S/M US 4 - 8 EURO 37 - 41 UK 3.5 - 7.5 CM 22.5 - 25.4

SIZING SMALL US S EURO 44 - 46 CM 73 - 81 IN 30 - 32

1 . BACK

M/L US 8 - 11 EURO 41 - 44 UK 7.5 - 10.5 CM 25.4 - 27.9

X-LARGE US XL EURO 54 - 56 UK 97 - 102 CM 38 - 40

M/L US 8 - 11 EURO 41 - 44 UK 7.5 - 10.5 CM 25.4 - 27.9

L/XL US 11+ EURO 44+ UK 10.5+ CM 27.9+

R.A.D.

Featuring Slingshot’s bottomless base system for an ultra low profile, the greatly improved R.A.D. boot offers the ultimate direct foot to board feel, and offer riders with supreme board control. Completely removable, preformed heat formable liners, continue to provide an unmatched custom fit, and with the new dual zone Quick Draw Lacing System riders will be in an out of their boots in less time than ever.

SIZING US 6 - 13 / EURO 39 - 46 / UK 5.5 - 11.5 / CM 23.5 - 29.4


APPAREL

Saddle up and sport your very own Slingshot style off the water and on the street with our bomber quality hats, tees and hoodies.

HATS

LOGO HAT FLEX FIT

SLANT HAT SNAP BACK

TREE HUGGER TRUCKER SNAP BACK

TEES

SLANT

FIRST

HOODIES

FITTED PULLOVER

FITTED ZIP

FITTED ZIP (W’S)

For our complete apparel lineup stop by www.slingshotsports.com/gear

TECH ZIP (FRONT + BACK)


SOFTGOODS Represent Slingshot when you’re traveling or just chilling at home or on the dock. All of our softgoods are built at full bomber strength to last.

BAGS Right Side

Right Side

RIGHT SIDE

LEFT SIDE

TOP

BOTTOM

Top

SLINGSHOT GOLF BAG

SLINGSHOT BEAN BAG Top

BANNERS + FLAGS

www.slingshotsports.com

www.slingshotsports.com

SLINGSHOT BANNER 2’x3’

SLINGSHOT VERTICAL FLAG

Left Side

www.slingshotsports.com

SLINGSHOT BANNER 3’x10’

For our complete softgoods lineup stop by www.slingshotsports.com/kite-extras

Left Side

Bottom

Bottom


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Sweden Landskrona Surfshop lasurf@bredband.net +4641814109

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Guam Gravity gravityguam@gmail.com +6716490881

New Zealand Gavin Broadbent gdbroadbent@xtra.co.nz +6494102251

Taiwan Eric Chang kevin@golden-w.com.tw +886932922090

Czech Republic Mushow s.r.o Zdenek Pavlat Switch@mushow.cz

Hong Kong Sporting Life Marcus marcus@sportinglife.hk

NORWAY Fluid NET AS - MORTEN HAUGE mortenHAUG@HOTMAIL.COM +4792406048

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CYPRUS Cyprus Wind Kitesurfing Pro Center christophe@cyprus-wind.com +35799604129   

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JAPAN Les Ailes Ltd lesailes@hyper.ocn.ne.jp +810776820971

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