Based on the success of its predecessors,
the North Rhino 08 continues to improve on the features
loved by its riders.
The North Rhino 2008 maintains all the great features and
includes new developments such as multi point line attachment
systems and modified shape.
Designed for intermediate to expert riders, the all new
Rhino 2008 flat delta geometry boasts the widest wind range,
fastest flying speed and most precise angle of attack control
in the North kite range.
An increased number of canopy segments give
the North 2008 Rhino extreme profile stability making it
the ultimate upwind racing machine.
The deep canopy profile gives the Rhino
extreme low-end power and amazing lift for long lofty jumps.
By utilising stronger, more stable cloth and better strut
distribution near the tips North have further enhanced the
Rhino’s extreme stability and ridged structure. The
reduction and repositioning of the struts makes the Rhino’s
turning smooth, light and direct while also reducing the
overall weight of the kite.
and efficient, the North Rhino 2008 has excellent upwind
performance and direct bar feedback. The 2008 North Rhino’s
deep canopy profile, supported by North’s patented
Cam Battens, is packed with extra power to deliver ultimate
low-end grunt in light air.
blowing lift and hang time makes the new 2008 North Rhino
their best jumping kite to date. The North Rhino’s
ability to completely de-power makes it easy to set up and
pull the trigger for huge lofty airs that may not be suitable
for the average user.
North’s patented 2 Pump inflation system makes rigging
the North Rhino quick and simple.
Element system provides safety and re-launch of the North
the more stable design mainly caused by the CamBattens,
North have been able to make the canopy profile deeper without
loosing the high end performance of its predecessor. And
more than that since the canopy is cleaner, the kite has
less drag and thus even better speed through the wind window.
to the additionally gained profile depth combined with the
fuller, more precisely-shaped canopy entry North Rhino 08
has more power and therefore provides better hang time and
unification of excellent high end and low end power in one
kite makes the North Rhino 08 applicable in a never reached
North 04/05 5th Element Control Bars can be used but upgrading
to the Iron Heart Chicken Loop is recommended.
- Flat Style Kite
- High Aspect Ratio
- Competition / New School kite
- Cambattens - crispier feel, better range,
better low end
- Easy water relaunch
- Direct turning (like a C-Kite)
- Massive depower / huge wind range
- Easy to jump with massive hangtime
- 2 Pump Simplicity
- Designed for 5th Element Control Bar
**Prices shown are kite only - includes bag, pump and repair
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