The world's most versatile kite with the Strong Light Superior treatment to create the ultimate quiver killer, freeride, hooked and unhooked freestyle, foiling or even waves; the Evo SLS excels whatever the conditions.
The Evo SLS sets the new standard in versatility, building on the design's success and taking it to new heights with the Strong Light Superior construction. The goal with the Evo SLS has always been versatility, and there isn't another kite in our range that performs so well across so many disciplines.
Whether you want to freeride, freestyle or hit the local beach break, the kite has so much performance it will take your breath away! Built using the incredibly light and durable Penta TX material for the frame and coupled with our signature Trinity TX canopy material, the kite is up to 15% lighter than the original construction. This loss of weight results in incredible handling and reactivity, tight fast loops, a wide wind range, and in general stunning flying characteristics. Coupled with the fantastic build quality, you are assured of a durable kite that can handle a wide range of conditions. The Flex Struts allow the kite to really open up and twist when you engage the steering at the bar, resulting in a very dynamic handling experience. This improved handling experience allows you to quickly redirect the kite and get tension in the lines for huge hooked airs while giving you total control at all times. The lighter nature of the kite also means you can even get good drift in the waves. Couple this with the responsive nature, and you have a kite that even works for both onshore and offshore wave riding conditions.
Finally, freestyling on the Evo SLS you will unlock the potential to pull some of the best tricks you've ever landed. Offering just the right amount of pop and release, you'll be flying through the air hooked or unhooked and be sure of the envy of your friends. The relaunch is effortless, so if you do crash, you won't be wasting precious session time in the water, maximizing every opportunity to improve your riding. There are a lot of kites out there that claim to be truly versatile, but only the Evo SLS offers versatility with an unmatched performance level.
Don't let your gear define the way you ride; take the Evo SLS to the beach, make the most of whatever the conditions throw at you and ride the way you want!
|WIND RANGE (knots)||18-38||16-36||14-34
|REC. LINE LENGTH (m)||20-22||20-22||20-22||20-22||22-24||22-24||22-24||22-24|
|WEIGHT WITHOUT BAG (kg)||2.22||2.39||2.57||2.73||2.93||3.08||3.20||3.36|
Penta TX, the guarantee for a sportier, more precise and crisper feel of the kite, achieved by 15% less overall weight and a five times higher tear resistance. Penta TX replaces Dacron and is showing 50% less elongation compared to standard Dacron. Penta TX is a quite stiff material, resulting in a high structural stiffness, especially recognizable in strong wind conditions, leading to less deformation of the overall structure of the kite. It's responsible for a very precise timing when edging, releasing the edge and all steering impulses - the precise and reliable steering of a racing car. Penta TX is used in the leading edge and the center strut.
The counterpart to a stiff frame are the Flex Struts, between middle and tip struts. They ensure a direct and very reactive feel of SLS kites. The agility of a three-strut kite combined with the stiffness and the solid frame of a 5 strut kite. A softer material enables the Flex Struts to bend and twist in a defined way. Steering impulses are transformed smoothly and fast into turning actions.