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Riding type: Freeride/New School
Year: 2014
Brand: Slingshot
Size: 07m, 09m, 11m, 13m
Type: C-kite
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High performance Freestyle kite

Designers goals (Manufacturer tekst)

Freestyle in its purest form, the multi-World Championship Fuel is an icon in our sport. The highest performance C-kite on the planet is the pro rider’s choice around the world for hardcore freestyle and progressive wakestyle.

14 years of refinement and innovation have delivered extraordinary power, rock solid stability and incredible mega looping. The Fuel was the foundation for our designers to create a kite that let pro riders and the sports future stars stand up, stand out and be noticed.

The 2014 Fuel offers refined versions of original game-changing technologies like our patented One Pump inflation system, Splitstrut Airframe concept, Surf Tough Seams and Custom Fuel Injection attachment points. Constructed using our state of the art manufacturing process combined with top of the line materials you can be assured your Fuel will offer maximum durability with timeless performance. Born by champions, refined through experience for generations to come.

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Details:

Riding type: Freeride/New School
Year: 2014
Brand: Slingshot
Size: 07m, 09m, 11m, 13m
Type: C-kite
One pump: n.a.
Bridles: No
Number of struts: 5
Colours: Various
Line length: 20m - 23m - 27m
Bar length: 43,2 cm - 50,8 cm - 58,4 cm
Bar: 4 lines
Depower: Clamcleat
Safety: Push
Swivel: Yes
Variable bar length: No
Oh shit handles: Yes

There are 1 reviews on this product:

Slingshot Fuel 2014 11m
Name:
Martijn 
Weight:
90 
Riding style:
allround  
Years of experience:
Personal page:
Water conditions:
chop  
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 18 knots up to 26
Number of test sessions:
Kite size:
11m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
up wind
 
HardEasy
lift
 
GradualExplosive
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
kite feedback
 
MinimalGreat
glide phase
 
ShortLong
total depower
 
Some pressureTotal depower
kite relaunch
 
DifficultEasy
kitefinder.com - 24.04.2014 at 19:48 hour
Comments:
For me, as a freerider, the fuel is a bit too agressive. It has a lot of pressure on the powerlines. So it's hard to get away of the power. It does create a nice momentum for your pop because it has that constant power. Overall, a good kite for riders in need of power. 
3 kudos - +

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