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 Post subject: New World "Non-stop" Distance Kiting Record
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:24 pm 
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Rimas Kinka started in Jacksonville, FL and headed south on Saturday morning. He had covered an amazing 282.1 miles in 34 hours, 41 minutes and 27 seconds when he finished. He was heading for Crandon Park in Miami for an overall distance of 350 miles but heavy seas and adverse wind direction forced him to end earlier than he planned.

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Rimas Kinka wrote in his Facebook page ...

"Dear Friends,

Tomorrow is is a big day for me.

I'm going to attempt to breake a Guinness World Record and World Record. Longest Non Stop Kitesurfing Distance. My GWR claim number is 373487.
Curent record is 229.73 miles.

My race begins from Jacksonvile ,FL and finish Miami, FL. Crandon Park. Total stand miles is 350. According GWR rules I can do pit stops for change tires ( kite, board ), also can stop for fuel ( food, water, coffee). During stops I can not leave the beach or take of my GPS devices, (3 Garmin units ), all my stops has to be recordet on video.

Start time 6am local time, 10. 13. 2012 . Finish depend on wind and Ocean conditions. Every 3 hours after start all information about race will be updated on my facebook.
In advance thank you everybody for supporting my endeavor and see you in Miami! :)

Rimas Kinka"


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First stop after 40 miles


There are still more details and images on Rimas' Facebook page at:
https://www.facebook.com/rimasknk?fref=ts


The current world record of 229.73 miles was set by Rimkis himself doing laps in the vicinity of Islamorada, FL last year.

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More at:
http://www.thekiteboarder.com/2011/11/guinness-long-distance-kiteboarding-record-broken/

Way to go Rimas!


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