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Arctic Challenge

On January 28, 2016   |   By thekiteboarder.com

This three week expedition took the expedition leader, Geza Scholtz, Andre Scholtz, camera man and veteran sea shepard, David, northern lights expert, Bastian and photographer, Richard Findall, to the worlds biggest ice slider park.

The gang met up and traveled to Greenland, Ilulissat Icefjord, just 200km north of the Arctic Circle. The glacier is the most productivein the Northern Hemisphere, flowing at a rate of 2035m (66115ft) per day, resulting in around 20 billion tons of icebergs that are calved off and passed out of the fjord every year.

With water temperatures averaging -0.7 Celsius and very few windy days, the crew found it quite challenging to kitesurf with one of natures most revered spectacles. However geared up with their 17 m Cabrinha Contra kites and Double Agent foil boards with their bombproof NP lucifer drysuits to keep them warm, they managed to bring the project together and capture some amazing photos and video along the way.

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