Day 1 - Kiteboard speed record attempt

On their first day on the water of the Giraud Salins in the French Camargue, Rob Douglas of the USA and Alex Caizergues of France, started their Salt&Speed kiteboard world record attempts in a fresh 40 kn Mistral breeze. Both got close to the existing kiteboarding record of 55,65kn. Caizergues with 54,84 knots and Douglas with 54,38 knots.