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500 meters

Running the Luderitz course
http://windsurfing.tv/video/ep-6-farrel-osheas-walks-us-down-the-channel-luderitz-speed-challenge/
(occasional saucy word)

If you haven't already, check out some of Ben's earlier videos from Luderitz including his own runs . For an ex-pro, it's amazing how anxious he is about his own run. I can't even imagine.

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Re: 500 meters

New kitesurfing world record just set. Don't need to be a facebookie to watch.

https://www.facebook.com/worldofwindsurf/videos/1619583491397998/

Excuse me while I kiss the sky

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just... wow. I wonder how much air resistance that camera on his helmet creates? At that speed, those things matter. For those curious like me, this was set in France. Too bad we can't do something like this at OBX. We have sand, water, wind and DOT tractors.

https://www.surfertoday.com/kiteboarding/14017-57-97-knots-alex-caizergues-breaks-his-own-world-speed-kiteboarding-record

Youtube version

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I was impressed by the "ground crew" he needed to keep near the ground.

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Part 3. Hilarious. Informative. Recommended. I'm getting one of those helmets. Wink

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