CHRISTIAN BORNEMANN

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CHRISTIAN BORNEMANN LUDERITZ SPEED CHALLENGE

CHRISTIAN BORNEMANN

Nation: Germany

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

In kitesurfing?

*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”

CHRISTIAN BORNEMANN LUDERITZ SPEED CHALLENGE

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