Bieuzy Mauffret: running wild

This Saturday, May 15 will remain in the annals of the Défi Wind. The incredible North Wind flow which has blown for several days already decided to increase in intensity, with gusts of 50 knots on the course today. Withdrawals, falls and breakdowns of equipment have been witnessed!

After two legs ran, Pierre Mortefon is slightly ahead Anders Bringdal at the general ranking. The neck and neck between the two windusrfers carries on.

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Jessica Watson: brave sailor

16-year-old sailor Jessica Watson has successfully finished her 23,000 nautical mile adventure around the world.

The brave Australian teenager spent 210 days out in the sea and consumed 32 cans of spam, 64 cans of tuna, 32 cans of pineapple, 576 chocolate bars and 290 freeze dried ready meals her yacht.

She is now the youngest person ever to sail solo and unassisted around the world.

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2010 Défi Wind: 1000 windsurfers is considered crowded

The second day of the Défi Wind has left some traces on the participants… With nearly 80 kilometers ran, under a North wind flow blowing over 30 knots on the second round, the 1000 competitors who are actually engaged on this incredible ride do not demerit.

Pierre Mortefon has confirmed his lead by winning yesterday’s first round just ahead Anders Bringdal, who has won the following one.

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