- 23 June 2014 | Kiteboarding
Bruno Sroka has successfully completed the first kite foil crossing of the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, in the northwest of France.
The French kiteboarder sailed for 21.7 miles (35 kilometers) in 52 minutes and 27 seconds. Sroka started his adventure in Pléneuf-Val-André and concluded the challenge at Paimpol.
"There was no compass involved, which means that you sail by your own instinct! It's impossible to see where you'll be arriving, so you have to trust your maritime feeling to reach dry land," explains Sroka.
- 19 June 2014 | Kiteboarding
Two snow kiteboarders have successfully concluded the circumnavigation of Greenland.
The veteran polar explorers are the first ever to kite around the world's largest island. Michael Charavin and Cornelius Strohm sailed 5067 kilometers (3148 miles), in 58 days.
The whole expedition was 100% powered by snow kiteboarding. It is also longest kite ski journey of all time. "Wings Over Greenland" was a logistic challenge, so that everything went right.
- 18 June 2014 | Kiteboarding
The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada aims to get over 500 GPS-tracked kitesurfers to ride together on a downwinder between Hayling Island and Pagham, in the UK.
Sir Richard Branson is putting out a kitesurfing festival using a wind window format that will get green light on either 13th-14th September, 27th-28th September or 11th-12th October, 2014.
After breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest parade of kitesurfers (318) ever, the Virgin boss sets the bar higher, as 500 riders will sail 15 miles down the coast.