Alexandre Caizergues is now officially the fastest kiteboarder in the world. His speed of 50.98 knots is an average over 500 meters. That’s 58.67 mph!
The World Sailing Speed Record Council announces the ratification of a new World Record:
Record: World Kite-board Record
Board: Fone Prototype 2009. Fone Bandit 3, 8q m kite.
Name: Alexandre Caizergues. FRA
Dates: 14th November 2009.
Start time: 16:12:24.10
Finish time: 16:12:43.13
Elapsed time: 19.03 seconds
Wind: SW 35/40 kts gusts
Average speed: 50.98 kts
Venue: Luderitz, Namibia