Home News Crossing For Cancer

Crossing For Cancer

Crossing for CancerOn Saturday the 12th of July at midday Graham Pagden and 3 friends took of from the beach in Tarifa to sail across the Straights of Gibralter. Here is what happened... The ride was pretty smooth most of the way, the wind was not quite as strong as we hoped for so progress was a bit slower but we made it across in 45 mins to be welcomed on the other side by some camels and a bunch of really nice kids giving us soft drinks. Unfortunatly we could not spend too much time there as we had not entered the country through customs so we were not supposed to land at all!!
We will be putting a video out on our website www.crossing4cancer.com and hopefully have some more photos out soon. Due to the very rough seas unfortunatly the video is a bit rough although our camera man did an amazing job seeing as most of the way he was being drenched by waves!!!
Crossing for CancerGraham Pagden who is 38 years old and has been kitesurfing for 6 years organised the crossing to raise money for a charity close to his heart as his sister died of cancer two years ago. He had the the idea to raise the money by doing what is his passion, a great challenge he had always s dreamed of doing to Kitesurf from Tarifa to Morocco!
We would like to say thank you to everybody for all their support and donations and look forward to the next one in maybe 2009 Canary Islands to Morocco ( about a 9 hour trip)

Crossing for Cancer

Added: 2008-07-16

Category: News

« Previous Next »

Related articles

RRD - Placebo

Exciting races at PKRA Turkey Day 2

Lee Harvey?s Safaga clinic

North Amercian Speed Sailing Invitational This Wee

Ground Industries (Issue #18 - Dec '05/Jan '06)

PKRA 2010: Germany Day 6

John Heineken and Steph Bridge crowned 2011 Kite R

Do you live Green? Want a free trip to Barbados wi


  • #67 Paypal
  • Kiteworld Magazine Issue #70 Out Now!
  • Subscription Package
Kite TV
Events calendar
  • Find a local retailer
  • Funsports Greece
  • Sportif Worldwide Sports Holidays
  • Kite More with Kite Fuel
Kitesurfing tweets
Kiteworld on Facebook

Kitesurfing Test - Boards 2013

Xenon Infra
Xenon Infra

Kitesurfing Test - Kites 2013

Naish Park 7m
Naish Park 7m

Random kitesurfing wallpaper

Kitesurfing wallpaper

Kitesurfing travel directory

Tatajuba
Tatajuba

Contact Us

+44 (0)1273 808601
5 St Georges Place
Brighton BN1 4GA UK
shop@kiteworldmag.com

FB TW RSS