Kiteboarder tops 50 knots

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Frenchman Alex Caizergues broke the world kiteboarding speed record with a time of 50.98 knots, breaking his previous world record of 50.57.

Rob Douglas also set a new American outright speed-sailing record with an equally impressive time of 50.95 knots, just three one-hundredths of a knot shy of Alex Caizergues.

Racing was done in Luderitz, Namibia.

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