The Shield is RRD’s premium low profile carbon support kiteboarding harness. The light and stiff outer shell is a 3D moulded spread tow carbon composite plate that stiffens up the back of the harness. The stiff back enhances the support by spreading the pulling force from the spreader bar evenly over your back. In contrast to some other hard shell harnesses on the market, the side and rib areas remain slightly flexible, to allow for unrestricted body movements and rib protection. The stiffness of the Shield’s low outer shell replaces the need for a high harness back, to get the back support needed. The low back profile combined with flexible sides gives you unrestricted body motion, so your moves will be more tweaked out than ever. The inside features Memory foam combined with soft neoprene, which gives you that extra bit of comfort and performance during long or powerful sessions. The improved barpad with stabilizer wings, slides into the side of your harness, to prevent the hook from riding up to protects your ribs. The barpad with kite hook can be swapped out for a rope bar with stabilizer wings (available separately). A rope bar converts any waist harness into a wave harness. It helps to extend your turns, by allowing you to rotate further and easier than you would with a hook spreader bar.
Premium kiteboarding harness
Low profile 3D moulded carbon outer shell
Natural back curve
• Kite spreader bar • Spread tow carbon outer support shield • Low back with natural shaped vertical back curve • Natural shaped vertical back curve • Pre-shaped inner and outer • Memory foam with neoprene inside • Soft and flexible side and rib area • Barpad with stabilizer wings, prevents barpad twist • Kite hook with push release spreaderbar • Rope bar (wave) conversion optional • Safety kite knife included • Kite leash connectors