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The RS is a highly versatile delta-hybrid powerhouse designed for limitless freeride performance and distinctive surf and freestyle characteristics.

performance features

  • Three-strut delta-hybrid kite for high-performance freeriding
  • Tailor-made for versatile performance, in all riding styles
  • Designed to cover massive wind range and easy upwind travel
  • Ultra-stable construction, perfect for riding in any condition
  • Precise, fast, and smooth turning characteristics
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SIZES

Size 6m
Size 7m
Size 8m
Size 9m
Size 10m
Size 12m
Size 14m

DESIGN
VISION

The RSeries is an all-round powerhouse kite, designed to tame any storm, boost massive airs, and master any spot. Due to its high-performance versatility, it quickly became our best selling kite. The aerodynamic delta-hybrid design delivers greatest freeride performance while enabling riders also to chase waves and pop freestyle tricks. This multi-talent is exceptionally efficient, and most riders are content with a quiver of two kites to cover the entire wind range. The construction features a medium to high aspect ratio with a huge angle-of-attack, which gives the RS an extra in grunt, making it particularly powerful. Combined with its dynamic speed, it truly stands out when going for massive airs, which are followed by plenty of hang time. Kite loops come naturally to this wing and generate a thrilling forward momentum. Thanks to the direct feel, the kite’s performance is accessible to riders of all levels. It swiftly travels upwind, no matter how gusty the wind or choppy the waters.

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TECHNICAL
DETAILS

UNHOOKED RIDING, SLACK AND POP, EXPLOSIVE POWER
HANGTIME, HOOKED RIDING, KITELOOPS, FAST TURNING
WINDRANGE, HANGTIME, CROSSOVER
STABILITY, EASY RELAUNCH, PREDICTABLE HANDLING
STABLE IN LIGHTWIND, BALANCED POWER
DRIFT, CONTROLLED POWER, FAST TURNING
  • Fast turn
  • Wingtip to pivot turner
  • Grunty turn

The RS immediately reacts to steering impulses and turns speedily. Grunty power is generated during those turns enabling you to boost big. As the turning arc is relatively tight, it is also an excellent choice for riding waves.

  • Medium to high AR
  • Great upwind performance
  • Massive windrange

Due to the fine-tuned aspect ratio, the RS covers a massive wind range. Even in light wind, you can sheet-in to get going or boost impressive jumps. Furthermore, the kite’s design ensures outstanding upwind performance.

  • Medium sweep
  • Grunty power
  • Long hangtime

The medium swept wingtips add to the kite’s versatility while ensuring precise bar feedback. They also enhance power development. The hangtime of the RS is extraordinary.

E/8 Trusted Quality

Eleveight kites are built with innovative and quality workmanship. Details are strategically designed for long lasting durability, while keeping the kite light and agile.

1 . Teijin TechnoForce™ - X4 Ripstop canopy

The superior X4 Ripstop canopy is strong and tear resistant. It is made by Teijin Techno Force™ in Japan and guarantees lasting performance.

2. Double Bond Canopy

To ensure your kite can take a beating, every seam is glued and stitched for maximum durability.

3. Quick Flow

The large diameter of the valve and strut connectors ensures easy and fast inflation and deflation of your kite.

4. Strut Force Distribution

Double strut head reinforcement for a solid and robust kite frame.

5. Short Bridle

The short bridle setup with only one wingtip pulley enhances the kite’s agility and the direct bar feeling while reducing the risk of catching the wingtip.

6. 3D Bridle Deflector

Redesigned 3D bridle deflector with structural reinforcement covering the closing seam, decreasing the possibility of bridle wraps.

7. Canopy Guards

Strategically placed Extreme Tenacity canopy reinforcements to eliminate canopy wear and tear including pinholes caused by the valves.

8. German made PU Bladder Material

The lightest and most durable bladder material on the market. Quality made in Germany.

9. Safe Connect

Our kook proof front- and backline connection points eliminate any mistake when rigging the kite.

10. Easy Trim

Trim the kite’s flying behavior to suit your needs. Simply switch between backline trim options with the pull-to-pull tags.

11. Load dynamic super seam

A triple reinforced closing seam along the leading edge makes it practically indestructible. The center segments have a stronger reinforcement as the material load is much higher, compared to the wingtips with their smaller diameter.

12. Ultra-Light Load Diffuser

The trailing edge diffuses the load and strain on the canopy while reducing flutter, highly increasing stability as well as longevity.

13. Turning Trim Setting

Trim the kite according to your riding style and wind conditions by switching between different bridle line turning settings. 

Peter
Stiewe

” The design and construction of the RS deliver a hefty grunt throughout a massive wind range. It’s also ultra-versatile. “

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