Rider Profile: The discerning rider who values unrivaled predictability and uncompromising high end performance. For those that want style, power, performance and craftsmanship.
Design Profile: 5 strut, hybrid design, fusion wing tip shape, draft forward profile
Features & Benefits:
- Ultimate performance in the widest range of conditions and variety of riding styles
- Smooth power delivery
- Predictable handling
- Great upwind performance
- Ridiculously high hang times
- Distinctly sharp and precise turns
- Easy relaunch
Shop Review: We love what the Switchblade has become. The user friendliness of this kite, no matter what your skill level is, is phenomenal. We've already taken the 2017 12m Switchblade out in a variety of conditions and wind strengths so we are pretty dialed in to this kite and are familiar with how it flys. What makes this kite very "user friendly" is the huge sweet spot it has. On the lowend of the wind range and high end you will feel really comfortable flying this kite. Its incredibly easy to create power and dump it when need be. The 2017 profile and feel is very similar to the 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade. One minor difference you'll notice with flying the 2017 Switchblade is that in the higher limits of the kite you will feel more in control and comfortable doing tricks or boosts.
|Style||Performance, Freestyle, Lightwind, Freeride, Surf|