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Northern Ireland Kite Challenge

A team of Northern Irish kitesurfers are facing their greatest challenge. To cross the Irish Sea. The team will set aside a week early in October 2009. The riders will launch from Ballywalter in Northern Ireland to sail 24 miles to Portlogan in Scotland. Purpose, to raise funds for local charities.

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Kitechallenge - a kiter's perspective
Kitechallenge - a kiter's perspective
This is my story of crossing the Irish Sea with a kite and a surfboard. The Kitechallenge was dedicated to Lennon Dion Norrby (12th December 2007 - 5th October 2009)
The Itinerary for Sunday morning.
The Itinerary for Sunday morning.
ITINERARY 0800hrs – All Riders to arrive at Rhanbuoy Pk, carrcikfergus (500m west of Marina – opposite Kentucky) prior to this time. Please ensure you have had an adequate breakfast!
Sunday 11th October 2009 was Kitechallenge
Sunday 11th October 2009 was Kitechallenge
Today we attempted our crossing and we have very important news this evening to tell you. One kitesurfer made it out of the group so thumbs up "we did it"

Special Features

Kite Challenge Television (KCTV)
The Kite team have been working hard to create an area where we can show everyone our journey by bringing you kitechallenge television here on our website.television here on our website.
Calling Northern Ireland rib owners!
Calling all Rib Owners – We need your support. Our intention is to cross the Irish Sea from Ballywalter/NI to Port Logan/Scotland, with a minimum of 15 kiters.