Hawaii Maui news Richman approaches 800 feet on kiteboard

Jesse Richman of Haiku Hawaii celebrates after reaching 790 feet in a kiteboarding tow-up at Oregon’s Colombia River Gorge on July 26.

Hawaii Maui news Richman approaches 800 feet on kiteboard

Hawaii Maui news Richman approaches 800 feet on kiteboard

The ride, measured with electronic sensors, is believed to be the highest in the history of the discipline. “The view up there was pretty freaking epic – I can’t wait for the next time I’m up there,” said Richman, who performed the feat six days after his 21st birthday.

http://www.kiteboard.com/world-record-kiteboard-flying-from-790ft-jesse-richman/

 

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