Sporting dreadlocks and a goatee, Amery Bernard blends in with the typical kiteboarders on the beach, but when he looks at a kite, he sees all the details the rest of us miss. Amery’s path to becoming Slingshot’s Kite Designer was not a typical one – if there even is such a thing in this industry.
Follow Ruben Lenten as he owns the infamous gusty high powered winds of the Columbia Gorge showcasing the SLINGSHOT Fuel alongside his pro model LUNACY and DARKSIDE boards. The LUNACY is made for the aggressive expert freestyle rider and the DARKSIDE is Ruben's weapon of choice when riding boots.
Slingshot was one of the first companies who was strictly a kiteboarding company in an emerging market of manufacturers who produced both windsurfing and kiteboarding gear. Their cool graphics and unique approach turned heads quickly.