The 2013 Slingshot Kiteboading Gear Fall Product Release

Posted: July 17, 2012 by MACkiteboarding.com in Kiteboarding Press Releases
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ImageThe 2013 Slingshot kiteboarding gear is out and MACkiteboarding.com is happy to share the latest info on a few of the newly released Slingshot Fall Products!

Slingshot Kiteboarding is one of the few companies that will release their products 2 different times over the next 6 months. Here is the break down of when you will be able to get information related to the following Slingshot Kiteboarding Products.

2013 Fall Product Launch: 7/15/12

2013 Fuel
2013 Rally
2013 Misfit
2013 Asylum
2013 Surfboards

2013 Spring Collection Product Launch: 1/15/13

2013 RPM
2013 Turbine
2013 Z Kite
2013 Crisis
2013 Darko
2013 Glide

Don’t worry MACkite has your back and will post information the day it is available. Be sure to stop by MACkiteboarding.com to check out the lastest and hottest kiteboarding and Kite surfing products!

2013 SLINGSHOT RALLY KITEBOARDING KITE 

RIDING STYLE: Crossover
KITE SIZES: 4 / 6 /7 (New Size) / 8 / 9 / 10 / 12 / 14m

KITE OVERVIEW: CROSSOVER KING 
Reinvented for 2013, the new Rally is your go-to kite for premium surf and freeride performance. This 4-line crossover kite has been completely reengineered and features new Connect Forward attachment points, Reflex Wingtip technology and a new bridle configuration all bundled into a surf tough construction with a reinforced trailing edge.

The Rally produces unwavering rigidity and efficiency. Flying further forward in the window for optimal upwind drive, this Open Delta-C kite will also sit back in the window when you want just the right amount of resistance for load-and-pop tricks or down-the-line pull.

A kite in a class of its own, the 2013 Rally delivers maximum range, instant de-power, effortless relaunch and precise handling. Our integrated Splitstrut technology produces a rock solid canopy. The kite also comes with our patented One Pump technology and our improved Surf Tough Construction with improved trailing edge durability. This years Rally line up includes a 7-meter to help build your perfect quiver. You’re welcome!

NOTABLE 2013 SLINGSHOT RALLY FEATURES:

OPEN DELTA-C DESIGN PLATFORM: Blends the core C kite performance characteristics like power, stability, edging, control and direct feel with the advantages of the latest advancements in 4 line technology. Which include the positive Delta attributes of incredible low end power, maximized range, upwind ability, depower, speed, relaunch, hang time and safety.

NEW PULLEY-LESS BRIDLE CONFIGURATION: Direct Feel and precise control. Enhanced responsiveness and unmatched upwind performance. No pulley maintenance required.

NEW SIZE (7m), QUIVER BUILDER : Optimizing quiver-building potential, we added a 7-meter size to the Rally lineup.

TRI-TECH PROTECTION: Ballistic Kevlar, Mark Cloth, and Neoprene. Individual scuff guards, strategically placed in the most vulnerable areas of the kite to optimize durability.

LEGENDARY SLINGSHOT CONSTRUCTION: Long lasting durability and performance by using only the latest new high tech materials in our LE, canopy,bladders and finish trim materials.

Fuel

2013 SLINGSHOT FUEL KITEBOARDING KITE 

RIDING STYLE: Freestyle
SIZES: 6 / 7 / 9 / 11 / 13m

OVERVIEW
The 2013 Fuel packs 12 years of blood, sweat and innovation into one explosive and truly legendary kite. Built on the industry’s most proven and timeless design platform, the Fuel is an icon — the highest-performance C-kite on the planet.

Year after year, the Fuel is the expert rider’s choice for aggressive freestyle and progressive wake. This year’s lineup delivers extraordinary power, rock solid stability and incredible mega looping. This powerhouse carries over the standout features of its predecessor: bomber Slingshot construction, Splitstrut integrated strut design, patented One Pump inflation and Custom Fuel Injection.

The Fuel demands a balls to the wall riding style. It’s been developed and refined with input from leading riders like megaloop king Ruben Lenten, Lewis Crathern, Eric Rienstra and every other hardcore rider around the world.

2013 FUEL RECOMMENDED KITE SIZES

2013 SLINGSHOT MISFIT KITEBOARD

RIDING STYLE: Crossover
SIZES: 132 / 136 / 142 / 146cm

Stacked with innovative features, the 2013 Misfit delivers controlled progressive flex and top-level performance better than ever. Riding smoothly through chop without kicking up spray in your face, the Misfit’s proven, user-friendly outline offers exceptional upwind drive, killer load-and-pop capability, a short effective edge for lightning-quick hookup, and ultimate edge control in the harshest of conditions. Handbuilt in our U.S.A. factory, the Misfit features the highest-quality and greenest materials available.

RIDER PROFILE: INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED
Ideal for riders looking for controlled progressive flex and top level performance in a wide range of conditions.

MISFIT DIMENSIONS

  • 132 x 40 cm (32.5 cm at tip/tail)
  • 136 x 40.5 cm (33.5 cm at tip/tail)
  • 142 x 42 cm (34.5 cm at tip/tail)
  • 146 x 43.5 cm (35 cm at tip/tail)

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