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Kite Boarding – Rob Douglas USA sets new world record for the fastest mile on a kite


Rob Douglas USA has set a new nautical mile speed sailing world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme FRA. The USA kiteboarder rode his kite at 39.04 knots (44.93 miles per hour) during the 2019 Prince of Speed. Tramontane winds were blowing in the 30-to-45-knot range. Douglas was assisted by world champion kite foiler Nico Parlier FRA.The news with a video.