Hi there, i actually surf lithiums and would like to try some raileys or unhooked back/frontroll
I never understood if a dedicated kite for unhooking, like RPM, FX, VEGAS etc, or pure C kite, is just for the slack, or also other features.
I mean, can i approach the tricks i described with my lithiums?
Most kites will be fine for basic unhooked tricks like Raileys, Back rolls, and Front rolls as long as you trim the kite correctly.
Your Lithiums should also be fine/good for unhooked, powered loops (like this:
I was under the impression that the reason you need to transition to C-kites is the opposite. A freeride kite will push to the edge of the window and generate less power when you load them up. A C-kite will sit in the same place and give you constant power.
Back to the original post though. Yep its fine. If you want proof, here's someone doing handlepasses on a single strut kite that's way less suitable for freestyle than your lithium (skip to 1:47 onwards):