2015 Fuel kite: powered by the new Nitrous bridle system

Slingshot has announced the launch of the revolutionary new Nitrous bridle system, included in the 2015 Fuel kite.

The American kiteboarding company has developed a system that allows you to run the Fuel kite in two different ways: the Nitrous mode and the direct connect mode.

"The 'Nitrous Mode' is our new four-point pulley-less bridle system that comes pre-installed on the new 2015 Fuel. It delivers explosive pop, massive travel, and for the first time, you get incredible range and turn-ability. Basically, it makes the Fuel fly like a RPM on steroids," explains Slingshot.

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Christophe Tack: celebrating a world title | Photo: PKRA/Bromwich

Christophe Tack is the new 2014 PKRA Freestyle World Tour champion.

The kiteboarder from Belgium finished the Pingtan Kiteboarding World Cup in the runner-up position, which meant he was crowned world champion.

"It's like a dream come true, just unreal- after all these years. I've been really focused on breathing and being present in the moment. Not having thoughts about the past or future, just thinking about what I want to achieve and visualizing success," reveals Tack.

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Benoit Gaudiot: fast at only 16 | Photo:

Benoit Gaudiot was the fastest sailor at the 2014 Weymouth Speed Week, held in Dorset, England.

After eight rounds of speed windsurfing challenges, everyone knew it was one of the windiest editions since 2006. The organization says windsurfers sailed 2000 kilometers, roughly.

Fortunately, the top positions kept changing around all week, and every round was hard fought. Wind was blowing in the 30-knot mark, with gusts of over 40 knots.

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