Slingshot: FCS II in all kite boards

Slingshot has added the detachable FCS II fin system to the company's range of kite boards.

The kiteboarding brand founded by Tony Logosz and his brother Jeff decided to embed the FCS II technology in the 2015 line of kite boards and surfboards.

"We are proud to be the first kiteboarding company to add the new keyless FCS II system to our surfboards. This new system is set to become the new world standard in fin system technology and performance," explains Slingshot.

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Mario Rodwald: who will beat him?

Mario Rodwald and Paula Novotná have been crowned the 2014 European freestyle kiteboarding champions, in Italy.

In the final day of races, the majority of the fleet got overpowered by the big kites as the breeze reached over 18 knots.

With the wind blowing strong, there was no time to waste and the Freestyle competition quickly got underway. The double elimination round would give the riders a second chance to claim the European title and with today's gusty weather it wasn't an easy task.

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Liam Whaley: tasty victory at Fuerteventura

Liam Whaley, Gisela Pulido, Julien Kerneur and Annelous Lammerts triumphed in the Freestyle and Slalom finals of the 2014 Fuerteventura Grand Slam, held in the Canary Islands.

Spanish kiteboarding fans cheered two winning compatriots in the last day of competition at Fuerteventura. Whaley and Pulido dominated the Freestyle event.

In the Women's division, Pulido managed to climb from second place in the singles, and beat Karolina Winkowska by less than a point, forcing a super-final. The Spanish would prevail once again.

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