Craft (wind / kite): Wind
Where do you live? Dortmund, Germany
Sponsors: Patrik, Loft Sails, Design Lessacher
Your equipment: Patrik Speed , Loft Sails Speedblade, Lessacher B & F asymetrisch
Performances reached (please specify if it’s over 500m or top speed): 48,82 kts./500 m; 51,01 kts. Topspeed
Other notable achievements: German Record 500 m and GPS German Record 10 sec.
How long for and the last time you have sailed in speed? Started in 1995 with Speed; last event on Fuerteventura in June
Your favourite spot for Speed Sailing? Why?: Lüderitz/Namibia, simply the fastest spot on earth
Your biggest objective for 2015? Keep the German Speed Record, 50 kts./500 m
In your opinion, what speed can be achieved in windsurfing this year considering the best conditions and the 2015 riders list?
*male (currently 52.05 kts) = 52,8
*female (currently 45.83 kts) = 47,0
*male (currently 56.62 kts) = 56,8
In your opinion, what are the most important criteria to achieve top performances?
Score: 1 – 5 / 1 = very important & 5 = less important
- Training 1
- Equipment 1
- Sailor 1
- Wind conditions 1
- Type of water / stretch of water 1
If you have sailed the Lüderitz channel before, in only 3 words, express your feelings when you sail it? The ultimate “kick”