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Lewis Crathern – The Winner of Len10 Megaloop Challenge

Posted by kite2012 On February - 26 - 2012

We´ve seen him jump over Brighton Pier and now we´ve seen him win the Len10 Megaloop Challenge! Out of 24 riders Lewis Crathern won the Len10 Megaloop Challenge. Among his competitors were Sam Light, Rick Jensen, Gianni Aragno. So of all these maniacs it was Lewis Crathern that won the megaloop challenge, congrats!


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The Kite Show

Posted by kite2012 On May - 5 - 2012

Episode six of the kite show brings us 40 minutes of kite action! We´ll see and interview with Aaron Hadlow who’s back after his injury that put him out of order for nine months. We’ll also meet the Best designers Peter Stiewe and Jordi Modolell to find out more about their awesome jobs. Further Andre Phillip explains why the movie Island Time became such a success featuring Sam Light where he starts his back mobe instructional series beginning with the back roll and back-to-toe. Ruben Lenten talks about the highlights of the Len10 Mega Loop Challenge in Cape Town and Aaron Hadlow interviews the winner Lewis Crathern.

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The kitesurfer who jumped over Brighton Pier

Posted by kite2012 On December - 12 - 2011

You might have seen the clip on youtube where a crazy dude jumps over Brighton Pier. You might even have thought that it might be fake, who could make such a jump? Well, it wasn’t fake. The name of the guy who jumped over the pier is Lewis Crathern, former British kitesurfing champion. The jump wasn’t just a crazy impuls, but a well planned jump with lots of preparations.

Here is a documentary about Lewis Crathern and how he challenged the Brighton Pier.

What kite he used? A 2011 Slinghot Fuel 7m.
His borad was a Slingshot Misfit 136.