Today saw a strong forecast hit the world famous speed strip in Namibia. With high wind speeds it was all systems go as some of the fastest men and women on the planet went full throttle down the 500m course.

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At the end of the day Patrik Diethelm was the stand out windsurfer with a top speed of 50.5 knots, of which he achieved more than once. Early indications suggest he was the only person over the 50 knot barrier today, however, Anders Bringdal came within touching distance. Meanwhile in the ladies it looked like Lena Erdil managed 42 knots.

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