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Slingshot 2009 Board Range

10 July 2008 | 5:34 am

After the already well known 2009 Lunacy, Slingshot released information about their 2009 board range.
The main new is about the boards core constrution, this year all the boards will be equiped with FRT [Future Response Technology]

Slingshot SX 2009

Progression and evolution are key elements to building confidence and ultimate success in kiteboarding. The unique outline and overall shape of the Slingshot SX has made kiteboarding fun and effortless for over 6 years.

The Slingshot SX is now built with Slingshot’s proprietary FRT [Future Response Technology] core construction, adding just the right amount of responsiveness, edge and pop in a shape that is progressive yet forgiving.

The Slingshot SX is the ideal board for the rider who wants to progress and build a solid foundation for their kiteboarding skills. Advantages such as even flex, energy and pop allow for effortless freeridng and fun.

The Slingshot SX Kiteboard is part of their freeride collection. It is an ideal board for any beginner to intermediate rider. Add the Slingshot RPM Kite and you will have an awesome package!

Sizes:130×37.5cm, 137×39.5cm and 147x44cm

Slingshot Glide 2009

Lightwind enthusiastes challenge marginal conditions in the search for the ultimate soul searchig freeride session. For the fourth consecutive year, the Slingshot Glide has proven its dominance in the light wind category. This board is another member of the freeride collection, redefining the rules!!

New for 2009, the Glide incorporates the innovation of Slingshot’s proprietary core technology – FRT [Future Response Technology]. Advantages such as responsiveness, stability and consistancy make the Glide the perfect upwind light wind board. The Slingshot Glide is the ideal compliment to any quiver. The simplicity of this board means less kites and more time on the water!!

Due to the Slingshot Glide’s unique characteristics it offers unmatched range making it the ideal compliment to any riders quiver. This board is great for any level of rider.

Size:149 x 45.5cm

Slingshot Fuse

The Slingshot Fuse is part of Slingshot’s Crossover collection. Experience the enjoyment of riding waves or windswell right out of the box!! Slingshot board designer, John Doyle, has taken his 25 years of board shaping experience to create the ultimate directional kiteboard that makes its home on waves or wind swell. The Slingshot Fuse comes equipped with FRT [Future Response Technology] making the livilness and overall feel of the Fuse even better!!

The unique shape and directional rocker of the Slingshot Fuse make it easier than ever for anyone familiar with riding a twin tip to enjoy waves without the learning curve.

Slingshot Misfit 2009

Riders who constantly push the freestyle envelope, demand a board that will test their limits and hone their skills. The Slingshot Misfit kiteboard is now part of the crossover collection, it has been instrumental in the overall process for the pat 6 years. For 2009 the Misfit is built with their proprietary FRT [Future Response Technology] core construction, delivering insane responsiveness, grip and massive pop!!

The Crossover Misfit Kiteboard has unforgiving characteristics like massive pop, drive, power and hook up that any freestyle rider will appreciate.

A great intermediate to advanced board. Put it with the Slingshot Rev for the perfect package!!
Sizes:130x38cm, 136×40.55cm and 146×43.5cm

Slingshot Lunacy 2009

2009 Slingshot Lunacy Kitesurfing Board… Get Mental! Riding the wave of success from the Lunacy’s first generation, Slingshot debuts the 09 Lunacy Kitesurfing Board with Lenten custom graphics as a precursor to the highly anticipated Freestyle Collection. Now the Lunacy is available in a 129, 132 and 135 cm which offers more options for the rider to make the 2009 Slingshot Lunacy Board their own.

The Slingshot Lunacy is the first ever “pro-model” board appropriately named with reference to how insane Ruben Lenten rides. It’s MENTAL!
After experiencing the benefits of Slingshot’s proprietary core technology FRT*, used in the Slingshot wakeboards, Ruben knew he needed to incorporate this feature into his next kiteboard. Chief Board Designer John Doyle and Ruben Lenten have combined their unique talents and skill to create the ultimate kiteboard for hard core freestyle riding and competition.

The Lunacy is a super aggressive twin tip and maintains a wide shape, sharp rail and extreme tip power. Translation, it delivers unmatched drive and massive pop!
The Slingshot Lunacy, now offered in 3 sizes, is made for hard core freestyle riders like Ruben Lenten. Leave your excuses at home!
Sizes:132x41cm and 135x43cm

[Source: S2AS]

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