The scene is set around the gathering of various kinds of enthusiastic personalities from all over the world at a far-off spot. Surrounded by enchanting desert colors, the universe has created the best conditions to allow this group of privileged persons to push and expand the limits of the possible. Once again this very special place where the time stand still promises glory and the writing of new history… It is this timeless environment which will remain the favorite playground of the adrenalin fighters where the intoxicating “need for speed” and the taste of victory echoes with historic fulfillment …
An exciting and packed adventure where the characters on the fastest spot of the world will discover the power… not of ONE but of THE Canal …
Researched and designed to reach speeds never before imagined, this Canal is the master-feature of this incredible and action-packed story, on which the participants rely and trust, with promising potential.
Who knows, maybe it will be you next year or maybe there is even time for this year??
What you would need?? :
It’s simple: skills in windsurfing or kitesurfing + having the desire to go fast on the water, the drive to expand your limits and to reach your personal goals (a national record, a personal best time, or even the ultimate record) + stopping at nothing + a spirit to adapt to this context (share the passion with competitors who come to be part of a unique adventure taking place in the middle of a desert and knowing how to face the elements).
A CALCULATED GAMBLE!
Since 2007 records have been smashed successively, performances have increased tremendously and the « Lüderitz Speed Challenge » has become a major event with major media impact. This has progressed the “speed” discipline and has significantly contributed to further development in the Kitesurfing industry. The event organizers, Sébastien Cattelan (European record holder and GPS world record) and Sophie Routaboul (second fastest woman in the world) have here also realized the opportunity for Windsurfing to come back to the main stage and utilize this special location with the best of conditions to express the speed aspects of this sport. After several tests, the report states: the potential is certainly there – THE FAMOUS CANAL FROM LUDERITZ HAS MADE IT’S ENTRANCE…
This next episode in the Namibian Saga will this year again enlarge its casting. Having raised the interest of the biggest names in the sailing world, our idols will be there andmany will join them! We shall meet there those who decide to raise the challenge.