.com is a new online store that will be online by
the 21st of June. I know we originally posted June 1, and I do apologize for
being late, but unforeseen delays have pushed us back about 3 weeks. I'm new
at the running your own business thing, and I'm learning a lot as I go about
We are also in discussions with several large
distributors, so hopefully the KiteRelease will be widely available at
kiteboarding stores by midsummer...
2. MSRP is US $199. KiteFlight Sports will almost certainly have discounts
available for multiple purchases, however as soon as the distributors pick
up the contract those discounts will probably disappear.
3. Samples will be sent out for independent review just as soon as we have
production models in stock, hopefully June 21st.
4. I don't know much about landboarding unfortunately. As soon as we're up
to speed on production and distribution I plan on looking into that. I've
spoken to a few people who do landboard and they seemed to think it would be
great for that. As far as snowkiting, I have bench tested the KiteRelease at
0 degrees Fahrenheit and it works just fine. I do plan on doing snowkite
testing next Winter... I can't see why it wouldn't work great for that, but
I haven't tested it in actual snow conditions yet. As far as considerations,
my untested guess is that you could go with lower release tensions, thereby
Again, I apologize for the delays in production. Hopefully this answers your
Sports Safety Designs
> A couple of questions for you:
> 1) Where can the Kiterelease be purchased?
> 2) How much? (Any discounts for getting multiples?)
> 3) Have the suggested reviewers from kiteforum.com such as Ricki had a
> chance to review the product and what are their results?
> 4) A question was asked on the forums about the products suitability for
> kiteboarding on land. Will it work for that and on snow? What issues would
> I need to take into consideration?