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New snow kite from Gin called the Shaman. It looks like it's meant to be a replacement for  the Eskimo but interestingly it's a hybrid single skin with cells on either end to increase stability rather than a conventional foil. It certainly looks very stable in the promo videos. It's available in the same sizes as the Flysurfer Peak 3 but I doubt it will be much competition for the Peak in Australia due to the cost. It'll be interesting to see how the European riders rate it.

 

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That's super interesting!  I've always had a soft spot for Gin, they just seemed to have lost their way for a while after the Eskimo, Inuit and Zulu kites were their best days.  Good to see them working on new designs again after the ownership change, new perspectives :good: 

https://www.ginkites.com/product/shaman-snowkite-freeride/

Thanks for sharing, it's certainly an interesting hybrid style design.  

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