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Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby Toby » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:07 pm

After 88 year old Poul from Denmark passed away (RIP Poul!), we need to find the oldest rider out there!

Who is it? Let us know ages!

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby plummet » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:49 pm

not me but i love the idea that i have nother 47 years of kiting in me!

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby Toby » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:55 pm

this guy is now 78 !

Jacques Pourbaix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb1Kh6xPtnE


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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby Kirok » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:52 pm

Yes Jacques is certainly a contender now for oldest kitesurfer but can someone explain to me why the Youtube posted in 2011 states that he was the oldest kitesurfer in the world when Poul was still very much alive and active?

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby Dj A-Ron » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:54 pm

I met a guy in Hatteras a few weeks ago at Kitty Hawk that said he was 79 and would be 80 in a month. I don't remember his name but maybe he'll pop up on here. Also Arizona Lou is 70 somthing...

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby L0KI » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:31 am

Met a retired doctor who kites at 80 in Corpus Christi Texas.

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby windrider99 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:56 pm

In January 2012, I met a 79 year old kitesurfer and windsurfer in Aruba at Fisherman's Huts beach. His name is Walter and evidently he goes to Aruba for 3 months every winter. I believe he's from Delaware or someplace on the East Coast USA. Great guy, all the regulars at the Huts know him...

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby ChickenTikka » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:23 pm

Robbie Naish?

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby Delmar78 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:45 pm

ChickenTikka wrote:Robbie Naish?


:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

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Re: Who is the oldest Kitesurfer in this world now?

Postby Dimitri M » Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:58 pm

Granny Dee 81 years old. :lol:




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