Nick Jacobsen: he takes Cabrinha kites to the limit | Photo: Hoyng/Red Bull

What better way to test a kite than to call Nick Jacobsen and ask him to try to destroy it.

You can't beat this marketing tool. Cabrinha decided to let consumers watch for themselves how their products resist heavy beatings. Dave Hastilow, the brand's R&D manager, invited a wipeout specialist to run a few crash tests.

Big air specialist and creative kite jump designer Nick Jacobsen rode two kites: an FX and a Switchblade. The goal was to explore potential flaws and weak spots.

The video features a few hilarious moments. Jacobsen tries a few extreme kite tests, and he almost ends up injured. The truth is that both models pass the exam.

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