The first ever 3D printed 0.4mm kitesurfing tail can reach record-breaking speeds

The first ever 3D printed 0.4mm kitesurfing tail can reach record-breaking speeds

Kitesurfing, the ultra cool, high-octane water sport that combines wakeboarding, windsurfing, paragliding, and gymnastics, is about to get even more extreme thanks to a 3D printed fin that measures only 0.4mm thick and easily propelled pro-surfer Sylvain Hoceini to 51 knots (95 km/h) during its first tests. The fin was designed by French kitesurf manufacturer PC² in collaboration with SLS France , and used titanium 3D printing technology to […]