Kite Surfer Jumps Brighton Pier

BarcroftAdventurePublished: December 5, 20168 views
Published: December 5, 2016

A BRAVE kitesurfer has spoken about the moment he stunned onlookers when he soared over Brighton Pier in a world-first stunt. British sportsman Lewis Crathern achieved his life-long ambition in 2010 when he hurtled through the air, clearing the iconic structure and landing in the water. Four time British kitesurfing champion Lewis waited two-years for the perfect opportunity. He researched the challenge by walking the length of the pier, measuring it on Google Earth and by taking wind measurements and readings.

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