Triple world cup race champion Bruno Sroka and Enguerrand of the kite school 7eme ciel in St.Barthelemy reached a new world record crossing the waters between St.Barth and St.Martin islands on kites.
Taking off with exceptional 20 knot winds and 2.5m wave conditions from the lagoon Grand cul de sac in St.Barth and arriving at Orient bay 30 km away with times of 57min Sroka and Enguerrand 1h17min. Bruno’s set up was a Cabrinha Race board (183) and Cabrinha switchblade kite (11m).
Alan Jaouen (R. de St.Barth) followed them with the support boat and Eric at Karibuni a Pinel greeted them.
The goal of the two kite surfers is to open a challenge at the new record. If you would like to beat the newly set record contact Enguerrand at www.saintbarthkite.com
Bruno believes he can reach the time of 48min and Enguerrand less then an hour.
They will be opening a new facebook page for all of those that want to beat the record.
Photos by Deimantina