2017 Slingshot RPM Kiteboarding Kite - At A Glance
The 2017 Slingshot RPM is an amazing kite for many different types of riders. Beginner to Pro. This kite is great for learning to kite, riding waves and aggressive unhooked freestyle. Slingshot builds the RPM with their legendary durability but the kite is still lightweight. The design is an Open C shape with fat wingtips that give the kite pull when turned or looped. The kite is medium bar pressure with a really solid feel so you can tell what the kite is doing at all times. For similar Kiteboarding Kites check out our Freestyle Kite collection!
2017 Slingshot RPM Kite - Freeride Crossover
The RPM returns for 2017 carrying the reputation as one of the greatest kites every produced. Spanning the broad spectrum of users, the RPM is capable of winning multiple world titles as well as appealing to riders of all styles and abilities. From beginners who want a responsive kite with easy relaunch and great depower, to weekend warriors who want to boost big, to world-class competitors like Youri Zoon and Carlos Mario, never before has one kite appealed to so many different types of riders.
The RPM’s Open-C Canopy is a proven shape that has spawned an entire category of kites. For general freeriding, it provides responsive handling, smooth power delivery throughout the window, great boosting ability and powerful but predictable loops. For dedicated freestyle and wakestyle, the RPM’s shape delivers amazing load and pop, smooth pull, massive carry and flawless unhooked performance. No matter what category you fall into, the RPM will improve your entire kiteboarding experience.
You’ll love the RPM if you want the ultimate freeride-freestyle crossover kite that you can progress with but will never outgrow.
Package includes: Kite, Kite Backpack, Bladder Repair Kit, Quick-Start Guide, IRS Bungee Replacement
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