Taty Challenge – New Record

Taty Frans is one of windsurfings top stars. The multi-disciplined Bonairian has found himself at the top of the game in slalom and sits comfortably within the top 5 in freestyle almost every year. So what does someone with so much do for fun? Well what can be better than challenging yourself, Taty Frans took to the water from his homespot in Bonaire and raced across the open ocean to Curaco. having previously completed the challenge in 2 hours 14 minutes he smashed his own record this time by completing the crossing in 1 hour 40 minutes. Read on to hear the words from a totally elated Taty himself.

On the 9th May 2013 I made the crossing from Bonaire to Curacao with a time of 1:40 minutes, this is 34 minutes less compared to my previous record about three years ago.
BONEIRUUUUUUUUUUUUU, HOPI HOPI DANKI, thank you to each one of you for the support and to keep following me through this journey.
1 hour 40 minutes is a record, and I am proud of it. It was not an easy task but we made it.

It’s not what you can hold in your hand, it’s what you can do with what you hold in your hand.

I consider myself a winner but more importantly I want to encourage others to WORK And follow their dreams.

The smile remains And we keep moving forward with a positive mind.

Taty Frans NB-9


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