In the last decade, the sport of kitesurfing has exploded from being a recreational pastime to a fully-fledged competitive sport. Disciplines include slalom, freestyle, and course racing. But among them, and one of the most exciting, is speed sailing.


Watch this video to see how professional kiteboarder Rob Douglas trained to reclaim his title as the fastest human under sail. This is not just against other kiteboarders. This is against anything with a sail. The race to the record is fraught with difficulties and danger, as you will see. Watch the video to see how Rob fares against others, the elements, and himself.


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