2017 North Rebel
The Rebel is the benchmark of a high performance Free-ride
and Big Air kite impressing everyone from entry level to expert. Its all-time
classic characteristics will deliver maximum performance already at minimum
steering inputs with super precise bar feedback. Since the beginning, the Rebel
has long been known for its exceptionally smooth, stable and shake-free feeling
through the bar, which has even be refined. The loaded 5th line delivers a
short bar stroke for sheet and go power and superior direct bar feel, even in
overpowered and gusty conditions. The new design update of additional segments
through the center of the kite ensures rounder turning, enhanced wind range, as
well as even more lift and hang time. The additional size 15m will mainly
please heavier riders as their boosting machine. Get ready to go big and free
your ride with the new 2017 Rebel.
New this year for the Rebel:
Increased number of segments in the Canopy: By doing this North was able to improve the
Rebels performance in several ways! 1st it created quicker, rounder looping and
increased the turn-ability of the kite.
2nd was an increase in hang time and glide. Lastly, it increased the wind range and the
kites overall stability.
Some things that stayed the same:
The Rebels short bar stroke still remains as well as the
linear and direct bar feel.
The Rebel also features the North Adaptive Tip: The yellow
setting provides soft bar pressure, while the Blue will give you a harder bar
The North Rebel has been the best selling kite in the world
for years! This years refinements will not disappoint for sure!