Escape V6


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The Escape is built for ambitious riders who want to amp up their ride.

Its C-shaped design gives it the ideal freestyle and wakestyle performance profile. The Escape V6 is the ultimate freestyle machine that can pull you through some serious megaloops. It offers a complete package of great line slack and explosive pop, great hangtime and soft landings.

Specific traits of multiple design shapes were combined to make the V6 Escape into the hard poppin’, big boostin’ freestyle machine it is. The Escape is a modern C-shape design that delivers explosive power in a smooth and controllable way and offers performance for both hooked & unhooked freestyle tricks.

Its deep profile gives the kite a lot of grunt without sacrificing the upwind performance. This ensures you can stay in the competition box to perform more tricks during your heat.

For the first public appearance of the Escape V6, we’ve chosen the 2017 Red Bull King of the Air contest in South Africa. This was a great opportunity to show off the Escape’s potential and performance. It was at the KOTA that Willem van der Meij put the kite through its passes and showed the world that the V6 Escape jumps massive and loops like a rollercoaster.

The features of the Escape V6 were designed to suit the needs of freestyle fanatics. Solid, powerful turns, no back stall and responsive control make the Escape v6 the ultimate choice for the aspiring competition rider. For advanced riders the Escape can handle a lot of wind and can be pushed to extremes in its higher wind range.

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Clean leading edge

Clean leading edge

Dacron reinforcement patches for the bridle attachment points are stitched on the inside of the leading edge.
Double stitched multi segment Leading Edge

Double stitched multi segment Leading Edge

Extra smooth, extra stiff Leading Edge shape with the bonus of added durability.
Specially shaped panel lay-out

Specially shaped panel lay-out

By using multiple mini sized segments in the canopy panels a smooth and clean transition between leading edge and canopy is created. This improves the airflow and results in better overall performance.
Squared wingtips

Squared wingtips

For quick turning, solid bar feel, grunt and lift through the turns.

Short pulley-less bridle

Short pulley-less bridle

For a solid bar feel and direct kite feedback, ensuring maximum control no matter the conditions.
Different settings for different feel

Different settings for different feel

Tweak your setting on the kite to suit your personal preferred bar feel.
Adjustable pigtails

Adjustable pigtails

The pigtails are adjustable in length to influence the kite’s characteristics to suit your preference.

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Intuitive handling and kite feedback

Feel where your kite is at all times

The Escape’s smooth power and predictable handling gives the rider a feeling
of trust and control that inspires confidence from the first launch. The 4-strut
design offers abalanced distribution of power. The big strut-less centre piece
gives the kite loads ofgrunt while the squared wingtips offer direct and powerful
steering. The excellent barfeedback lets riders feel in control and allows more
experienced riders to place the kite exactly where they need it to utilize its
power to the fullest.

Direct and responsive steering

Precise and direct turning

The Escape’s minimal, pulley-less bridle makes the kite responsive and direct. This allows you to place the kite exactly where you need it. The short bridle
makes it turn fast and as tight as you want, a great feature to bust out kite loops.
The quick steering also makes it easy to work the kite in lower winds, helping
you to stay out on the water longer.

Large usable wind range

The Escape performs throughout a large wind range

Due to its light weight construction, stability and predictability the Escape V6 has an expanded wind range for this type of design.
Get out sooner and hold on longer. The big strut-less centre panel of the
canopy gives you the grunt and stability to fly in a wide range of conditions.

Freestyle oriented performance

Explosive pop & extreme vertical boost

The Escape’s open C-shape gives the kite huge amounts of power when you send it for a jump.

Get your Escape

  Freestyle performance

  Explosive pop and lots of grunt for unhooked moves

  Excellent vertical boost

  Great line slack for unhooked riding

  Highly responsive and direct steering