The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record:

Record: World Kite-board Record
Board:  Fone Prototype Speed. Fone Bandit Dos Speed 7sq m kite.
Name:  Alexandre Caizergues. FRA
Dates: 4th October 2008. 
Start time: 15:35:00.84
Finish time: 15:35:20.06
Elapsed time: 19.22
Distance: 501m
Current: 0.1kts
Average speed: 50.57kts
Venue: Luderitz, Namibia.

Previous record: 2008. Sebastien Cattelan. 50.26 kts