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2023 Duotone Evo SLS

The perfect all-rounder for the progressive rider

Extremely responsive and with super dynamic handling, making it even sportier and faster the 2023 Evo SLS will impress you. Featuring Duotone’s Penta TX frame construction with Trinity TX canopy, this kite’s flying characteristics were refined in several areas for 2023. Aggressive lift with super floaty hang time, or super tight, fast kite loops are just a few of the Evo SLS’s specialities.

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For Duotone’s most versatile allrounder, it really doesn’t matter whether you’re into big air, kite loops, freeride, hooked freestyle or even wave riding — you’ll have total control right at your fingertips at all times. Plus with a greatly improved low-end this year, the 2023 Evo SLS will boost your kiting into another dimension regardless of the conditions or which discipline you choose to indulge in for that session.


Penta TX, the guarantee for a sportier, more precise and crisper feel of the kite, achieved by 15% less overall weight and a five times higher tear resistance. Penta TX replaces Dacron and is showing 50% less elongation compared to standard Dacron. Penta TX is a quite stiff material, resulting in a high structural stiffness, especially recognizable in strong wind conditions, leading to less deformation of the overall structure of the kite. It’s responsible for a very precise timing when edging, releasing the edge and all steering impulses – the precise and reliable steering of a racing car. Penta TX is used in the leading edge and the center strut.

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The Trailing Edge Force Control is responsible for the smooth power distribution between the different materials of the kite, forcing the tensions in the right directions. Since 2013 the waves are higher and wider to eliminate stress points between the Dacron Trailing Edge and the Trinity TX Canopy material. This change in construction reduces fluttering marks and ensures that the material is not wearing out.

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A narrower trailing edge with a lighter combination of materials to reduce wear and to create a slicker kite profile.

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As kite geometry improves, the canopy must continue to resist increasing forces. To spread these forces, Load-Distribution-Panels are used, holding the kite’s shape even under the most extreme loads. In practice this gives a smoother and more consistent performance from the kite in any riding situation.

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The leading edges of all kites are extremely durable due to a special heavy duty closing seam. The Dacron material at the leading edge is reinforced with a self sticky Insignia Tape and double stitched additionally. The Heavy Duty Leading Edge Closing Seam is resistant to very high tensions and diagonal forces.

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The counterpart to a stiff frame are the Flex Struts, between middle and tip struts. They ensure a direct and very 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.

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The Anti Snag webbing is preventing the lines from tangling around the tip of the kite. Waterstarts are made easier and safety is increased.

Learn more at duotonesports.com

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