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The longest journey ever | kitesurf

Postby svetliy » Sat Jul 13, 2013 5:07 pm

In September, 2010, Jordi Muns made the longest journey ever by kitesurf. He traveled 1300 km along the coast of Brazil, solo, while taping himself.

Everyday he had to launch and land his kite by himself in different wind conditions. Most of the time he did it successfully, but sometimes not.

He had to travel light,so he didn't have a place even for a tent in his bag pack. He was sleeping covered on one of his two kites that he brought with him(8 and 12 meters Ozone Catalyst)

Few times the wind died on him. First time he was about 1 km offshore, so he was able to self rescue and swim back.

But the second time he ended up more than 2 km offshore, so while he was swimming back the fishing boat saved him.

Watch the trailer and if you think the movie is worst watching, you can watch the full movie on his facebook channel Una Boya Feliz for $6.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtmnwuWWuE8

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Re: The longest journey ever | kitesurf

Postby NYKiter » Sat Jul 13, 2013 6:27 pm

Just finished this documentary :thumb:
Fantastic!!! Thanks for the tip :heartface:
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Re: The longest journey ever | kitesurf

Postby plummet » Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:33 pm

Perhaps it should be called the second longest journey ever Kitesurfing.

Louis Tapper did a 2000km journey up the coast of brazil a month or 2 prior to this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdRz6VDStBo

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Re: The longest journey ever | kitesurf

Postby svetliy » Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:12 am

Thanks Plummet,
didn't know about him..
Do you know if there is any footage of him? Would be interesting to see.

plummet wrote:Perhaps it should be called the second longest journey ever Kitesurfing.

Louis Tapper did a 2000km journey up the coast of brazil a month or 2 prior to this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdRz6VDStBo

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Re: The longest journey ever | kitesurf

Postby braveman » Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:46 am

Some people are just insane.

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Re: The longest journey ever | kitesurf

Postby Peert » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:46 pm

braveman wrote:Some people are just insane.


Insane? Which people? The ones that sit behind TV's or desks all year round to kite only in the summer/autumn weekends with wind?

IMHO Muns and Tapper did about the most sane thing you can do! :D


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