Sebastian Copeland and his guide Eric McNair-Landry have broken the recorded world kiting distance record for a distance covered in 24 hours, with a staggering 595 kilometres which they managed on Sunday 6th June as they cross Greenland. Still out there and blogging every day, the following is taken from a recent post. Visit Sebastian's blog by clicking the link below.
N74°45.233 W46°39.134 Elevation 8792 feet
Generally speaking, not many people have an understanding of GPS coordinates. For those who do, take a look at today's, and compare them to yesterday's... More on this in a bit.
Before leaving on this expedition, privately, I had mentioned that, provided the conditions were right, I might take a shot at the kite skiing world record for greatest distance covered in a 24 hour period. While I had said it half in jest, in my mind, I was determined to give it a go. Under promise, over deliver.
More here at Sebastian's website
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