Bering Strait: 56 miles of extreme conditions

This summer Troy Henkels (Alaska) and Geza Sholtz (Switzerland) will make an unprecedented attempt to kiteboard across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska.

Although only 56 miles (90km), this crossing comes with its own subset of difficulties: extremely strong currents, violent storms, strong winds, fog, cold water, and international politics, just to name a few.

Plans are currently underway for a mid-summer crossing when the Strait is ice free, winds are at their best, and storms somewhat less frequent. This is a very unique stretch of water that offers up some fairly serious hazards.

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Leander Vivey: if this is true, this guy is crazy

Professional kiteboarder Leander Vyvey has jumped from the 22nd roof top floor of a building to another one, in a lower level, with the help of a kite and a skateboard.

It is not clear if the footage is true or fake, but the images are unbelievable and are quickly spreading over the kiteboarding community. Watch the kite jump.

A few months ago, two kitesurfers from West Sussex have jumped over the Worthing pier, in England. Watch how they did it. Do not try this at home. This is dangerous and can put your life in risk.

Chris Stuckey: 24 mile kiteboarding hero

Professional Kiteboarder Chris Stuckey completed the 24 mile cross of the Lake Pontchartrain at the annual Leukemia Cup Regatta.

The journey has already raised $5,844 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Stuckey took the inspiration from his beloved father, Terry Stuckey, who died of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia with just 43 years.

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