Slingshot’s RPM returns for 2017 carrying the reputation as one of the greatest kiteboarding kites ever 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 kiteboarding kite appealed to so many different types of riders.
The RPM’s Open-C Canopy is a proven kitesurfing shape that has spawned an entire category of kites. For general freeriding, it provides responsive handling, smooth kiteboarding 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.