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.

"And, for the more advanced riders, the Fuel can still be used in the Direct connect mode with the bridle removed so you can still enjoy that trusted pull that has become so legendary."

Slingshot kite designer Tony Logosz says Fuel in Nitrous Mode "will deliver explosive pop, massive travel, and for the first time, you get incredible range. Nothing is sacrificed with looping speed or turnability."

The goal of the Nitrous bridle system is to make the Fuel C Kite design accessible for everyone without compromising the power and trust felt pro kiteboarders.