Slingshot Sports Z Kite

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Perfect for entry-level progression, the Slingshot Sports Z Kite has been the number one choice for instructors and schools around the world. The Z Kite makes the perfect companion to launch every kite career with its huge depower and well-behaved characteristics even in the roughest wind conditions. The magic of the Z comes from its low-aspect Spherical-C profile and four-point Bridle setup making this kite very stable and user-friendly.

While the Z kite is great for beginners, the Z boosts big, unhooks well, loops with ease and has the power and hangtime which makes it a very good freeride kite.

Product Features

  • Open-C profile
  • Five-point cascading bridle
  • Fine tune with multiple attachment points
  • One-pump inflation system
  • Split strut technology
  • Tri-Tech construction
  • Surf Tough tech
  • Dimension Polyant 175 Dacron canopy
  • Bayer Material Science Polyurethane Bladders


  • Z Kite
  • Kite Backpack
  • Bladder Repair Kit
  • Quick-Start Guide


Slingshot has given the Slingshot Sports Compstick Control Bar a fresh new visual presence, and have carried over improvements to the floats, grips, redesigned bar ends and safety leash that were implemented in the previous model. There are options of either above the bar action with the Compstick Sentinel or below the bar performance with the Compstick Guardian. Both Compsticks come in 17, 20 and 23-inch bar options. The 17-inch bar comes stock with 20 meter lines and is recommended only for small kites (usually 4 - 7 meters), while the 23-inch bar comes stock with 27 meter lines and is recommended for larger kites (usually 13 - 17 meters).

The Compstick Sentinel features an above-the-bar trim cleat, a swiveling safety mechanism below the bar and all the other features that have made the Compstick Sentinel the trusted choice for riders around the world, year after year.

  • Above the Bar Moveable Trim Block
  • Sentinel Safety System
  • Spin-To-Win Untwist Mechanism
  • Non-Slip EVA Grip
  • Redesigned Molded Floats
  • Bungee Line-Keepers
  • Improved Float Storage
  • Dual Oh-Shit Handles
  • Precision Cut 800 LB Flying LInes
  • Surefire Clutch

With the Compstick Guardian, the trim cleat is located just above the chicken loop and is integrated into the safety release mechanism. The result is a streamline system that removes eye-level components, placing them within easy reach below the bar and allowing for more throw above the bar.

  • Easy Reach Depower
  • Guardian Safety System
  • Auto-Spin Swivel
  • Active Stopper Ball
  • Ride Simplicity
  • Padded Bar Ends With Bungee Line-Keepers
  • Redesigned Molded Floats
  • Improved Float Storage
  • Non-Slip EVA Grip
  • Dual Oh-Shit Handles
  • Precision Cut 800 LB Flying Lines


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