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Greenland Snowkite Crossing

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"3 men, 9 kites and 330 kg food and equipment…that was needed for a 27 day crossing over the Greenland ice cap: powered by only wind. Adventurers Eric Leegwater (NL), Bjorn Wils (DK) and Carl Alvey (NO) used snowkites to cover a 2620 km distance in complete absence of any civilization. An absolute absurd trip"

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New video and news covering the Greenland Snowkite Crossing.

Blog: http://www.peterlynn.com/crossing-greenland-with-snowkites-south-to-north/ 

 

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Does anybody remember the Greenland crossing, several years ago. 3 guys on skis, with Quadrifoil kites. All rather primitive, but made for a fascinating tv doco. 

This new effort looks so professional, by comparison.

Michael

found the story...... http://www.ericphilips.com/polar-explorer

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Found the link

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