Home News KITEBOARDER RUBEN LENTEN TAKES ON THE EXTREME 40 SAILING IN CARDIFF BAY

KITEBOARDER RUBEN LENTEN TAKES ON THE EXTREME 40 SAILING IN CARDIFF BAY


KITEBOARDER RUBEN LENTEN TAKES ON THE EXTREME 40 SAILING IN CARDIFF BAY



On 30
th August, Cardiff B
ay became host to the 5th act of the Extreme Sailing Series 2012 where kite-boarder Ruben Lenten took on the Red Bull Extreme 40 catamaran by displaying some incredible tricks alongside the boat during day 1 of the competitive sailing.
The crew of the Extreme 40 catamaran, Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher, both double Olympic gold medalists to their native Austria invited Ruben to ride with them during the Welsh stop of the Extreme Sailing Series 2012.


The Extreme 40 catamaran measures 20 meters by 13 meters and can reach speeds of up to 75km/h and for Ruben, it's all about getter higher, faster and more extreme giving the perfect blend of the two forces to give crowds an awe-inspiring display. The perfect end to an action packed day of events.

Ruben said, 'I'm always trying to build on my tricks and take the sport to the next level and it's been a dream of mine to kite next to something as extreme as this, it was absolutely unreal!'
With gusts of winds up to 46 km/h, it was Team Red Bull who took the lead on the first day of this four day competition. The Extreme 40 teams will be sailing in Cardiff Bay until Sunday 2nd September as part of Cardiff's largest Harbour Festival where then they move onto Act 6 in Trapani, Italy.


To follow more of the action please visit www.redbullextremesailing.com

Added: 2012-08-31

Category: News

« Previous Next »

Related articles

PKRA Days 4 and 5 Teri Kite Pro 09

Facebook Comp Winner

Total Wipe-Out!

Kiteworld Competition launched!

BKSA Course Racing: Round 1

Spanish Championship 09

Dakhla Attitude Kitesurfing Clinics in 2013

JN - Speed Rider


  • Kiteworld Magazine Issue #70 Out Now!
  • Subscription Package
  • #67 Paypal
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

Ozone Catalyst 10m
Ozone Catalyst 10m

Random kitesurfing wallpaper

Kitesurfing wallpaper

Kitesurfing travel directory

Ulcinj, Montenegro
Ulcinj, Montenegro

Contact Us

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

FB TW RSS