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Luderitz-Speed Challenge

ROGER ORNVANG

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ROGER ORNVANG LUDERITZ SPEED CHALLENGE

Roger Örnvang

 

Nation: Sweden

Craft (wind / kite): Kite

Where do you live? Helsingborg-Sweden

Your Home spot: Fortuna Beach

Sponsors: Surfers in Varberg/Sweden, Cabrinha kites, Phil Carbon boards, R-Tech Solution AB

Your equipment: Cabrinha Velocity 7-9-10-11kites and 2 Phil Carbon speedboards

Do you use new gear? Any innovation? Fin in titanium printed out is on the way 🙂

Performances reached: 43.19knots over 500m, Top speed 48,2Knots

Other notable achievements: Sweden kitespeed record 2013-2014

How long for and the last time you have sailed in speed? 4 month in France

Your favourite spot for Speed Sailing? Why? Luderitz Channel and La Franqui

Your biggest objective for 2015: +50 Knots over 500m

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) = 53 knots

*female (currently 45.83 kts) = 48 knots

In kitesurfing?

*male (currently 56.62 kts) = 58knots

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 2
  • 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? Adrenaline, excitement, Power.

 

ROGER ORNVANG LUDERITZ SPEED CHALLENGE

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