Alex Caizergues

The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) has announced the ratification of a new World Record.

Alexandre Caizergues is now the fastest kiteboarder in the planet with an average speed of 50.98 knots in501 meters.

The French athlete got this overwhelming result at Luduritz, Namibia,during the 2009 LuderitzSpeed Challenge.

The World Record was broken in 19.03 seconds with a Fone Prototype 2009 and a Fone Bandit 3, 8sqm kite.

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
Distance: 501m
Current: 0.2kts
Wind: SW 35/40 kts gusts
Average speed: 50.98 kts
Venue: Luderitz, Namibia