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Driven by Wind. Big Thursday. The Full Edit
Date: 31st January 2008
Conditions: Very low tide, slightly choppy
Top speed of the day:
Finian Maynard, 44.10knots
Records broken: Irish Production Board record (John Kenny, 40.44knots)
Bones broken: Two dislocated shoulders (one being event organiser Pete Davis)
Boardseeker cameraman Alfie Hart was there filming all the action. Check out the battle between Timo Mullen and John Kenny for the Irish speed record, the quickest runs from Finian Maynard, Dave White and Martin Van Muers and some painful wipeouts!
WHAT THEY HAVE TO BEAT:
Production Board Speed record (over 500m): 44.71knots, Patrik Diethelm, Nov 2007
World Speed record (over 500m): 48.70 knots, Finian Maynard, April 2005