The Switchblade has been stapled in the Cabrinha line for a long time. It has been a great all-around kite that suits a vast range of conditions. It is designed to go extra in emphasizing boosting and going huge. The 2020 Switchblade kite has a ton of power and wind range! You will have a lot of pop so you can unhook with it -that's how amazing this kite is. Plus, the Switchblade has a more stabilized and durable canopy because it has been modified with the new NANO ripstop and optimized high-tenacity Dacron. Strength-wise, this kite is significantly stronger as it got twice the tear strength. The Switchblade is so popular in the market because it has been perfected and well designed to be in tune with all types of riders and riding disciplines.
RIDER PROFILE: The discerning rider who values unrivaled predictability and uncompromising high end performance. For those that want style, power, performance and craftsmanship. If there is one kite that completely defines the essence of kiteboarding? it's the Switchblade. 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 long heritage of competition wins and records broken. But 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 getting incredible air, the Switchblade will deliver with a class of predictability and reliability that can not be found anywhere else.
FEATURES & BENEFITS • NEW Nano Ripstop canopy, the new bench mark in durability, stability & responsiveness • 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