DUOTONE REBEL SLS KEY FEATURES
BIG, VERTICAL POWER SPIKE
BIG, VERTICAL POWER SPIKE FOR STUNNING JUMPING ABILITIES AND ENDLESS HANGTIME.
FAST AND ABSOLUTE DEPOWER
THE DEPOWER CAN BE USED SUPER FAST AND IS VERY ABSOLUTE.
AGILE MOVEMENT AND INSTANTANEOUS POWER
AGILE MOVEMENT THROUGH THE WIND WINDOW, SO A BETTER AND MORE INSTANTANEOUS POWER.
PENTA TX FRAME CONSTRUCTION
THE PENTA TX FRAME CONSTRUCTION ENSURES A VERY STIFF AND VERY RESPONSIVE KITE CONSTRUCTION.
UP TO 15% LIGHTER CONSTRUCTION
DUE TO MATERIAL MIX AND PENTA TX AND A CAREFULLY RESOURCED MATERIAL MIX ARE THE REASON FOR AN UP TO 15% WEIGHT REDUCTION COMPARED TO ORIGINAL MODELS.
FLEX STRUTS FOR MORE DYNAMIC HANDLING AND STEERING
THE UNIQUE FLEX STRUTS ENSURE A VERY DYNAMIC HANDLING AND A VERY DIRECT STEERING.
2022 DUOTONE REBEL SLS SPECS
Exclusive to SLS kites, the counterpart to a stiff frame are the Flex Struts, between middle and tip struts. They ensure the direct and reactive feel of SLS kites. The agility of a three-strut kite combined with the stiffness and the solid frame of a 5 strut kite. A softer material enables the Flex Struts to bend and twist in a defined way. Steering impulses are transformed smoothly and fast into turning actions.
Teijin is the world’s leading supplier of polyester fabrics and sail materials to marine sports. Trinity TX draws on Teijin and Duotone’s creative team to create this 3×2 canopy material, which has proven to be far superior to other canopy materials in durability and dynamic performance. The 3×2 yarn combination has proven to be superior to any 2×2 or 4×4 yarn solutions. Trinity TX: Made to stand the test of time.
The Penta TX frame construction is the reason for a 5-times higher tear resistance, and 50% less elongation compared to standard Dacron constructions. Penta TX is also a 15% lighter overall construction compared to the Original Neo models, resulting in a greater wind range. Better low-end power and better top-end control adds up to more time on the water, no matter the wind thanks to the Neo SLS’s solid frame construction.
2022 DUOTONE NEO SLS OVERVIEW
The new Rebel SLS is here to redefine the expectations of big air and high performance freeride kiteboarders across the globe. The heritage of the Rebel is second to none, but this year the new Penta TX frame combined with Trinity TX is going to change the way you think about freeriding and boosting. The new materials combined with an updated design and the Flex Struts make the kite incredibly dynamic; the low weight supercharges the kite’s handling and allows it to develop even more power. In light winds, the difference is remarkable, and the larger sizes will offer unrivalled jumping and hangtime, when the wind is at the lower end of the scale. As the wind increases, the jumps get bigger, and the take-off becomes even more impressive. The acceleration into the air after you
release the edge will have you pulling more G’s than Yuri Gagarin, and the hangtime will leave you breathless. There are several tuning options on the kite, allowing you to dial in the bar pressure and turning speed to suit your riding style. You can also choose to ride the Rebel SLS in the four or five-line configuration; the fifth line is available as an accessory. The new materials, lighter weight and incredibly dynamic handling, combine to create one of the most exhilarating rides on the market. As soon as you start flying the Rebel SLS, you will instantly feel the power and performance at your fingertips. All you have to do is load up the edge of the board and get ready to send it to the moon!