Designed for the discerning rider who values unrivaled predictability and uncompromising high end performance, the Switchblade is made for those that want style, power, performance and craftsmanship.
The Switchblade’s reputation for being the world’s highest performance freeride kite not only comes from the thousands of customers who hail its praise, but from its countless world titles. Fastest sailing craft in the world (2010). King of the air (2017). Worlds highest tow-up jump (2018).
What's most amazing about the Switchblade is that all this performance comes in one of the easiest to use packages. Its balance and power delivery make this kite light to the touch and simple to fly. Whether you are working on your freestyle game or testing your limits in boosting incredible air, the Switchblade will deliver with a class of predictability and reliability that can not be found anywhere else.
5-Strut, Hybrid design, Fusion wing tip shape, Draft forward profile
NEW Nano Ripstop canopy, the new bench mark in durability, stability & responsiveness. Double strength, same weight.
NEW Optimized Dacron layout for reduced weight & improved handling characteristics
High Tenacity Dacron for enhanced arc stability
Strategic canopy reinforcements in the high stress areas
Pure Profile Panels for efficient aerodynamics
Ultimate performance in the widest range of conditions and variety of riding styles
Ridiculously high hang times
Large sweet spot and smooth on demand power control
Excellent upwind performance
Swept leading edge for effortless relaunch
IKA Registered for sizes 7, 9 & 11