Photos: Red Bull Coast 2 Coast

300 kiters make the run from Germany to Denmark and back again during kiteboarding's biggest race.
By Geoffroy Bresson

On the German island of Fehmarn, 300 kiteboarders rigged up their gear and prepared for the 40km round trip to Lalandia in Denmark. Solid wind conditions presented themselves, making for excellent racing. Taking first place was Bjoern Rune Jensen (DEN) who finished in 01:06:29 on a hydrofoil board. Check out the pics below!

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Beach Bash
Beach Bash The multitudes of participants and spectators on the beach made for quite the scene on the island of Fehmarn. © Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool
Green machine
Green machine High-tech, modern kiteboarding raceboards were in heavy use on the Coast 2 Coast course. © Henning Nockel/Red Bull Content Pool
Strand Start
Strand Start Competitors take off from the beach for the start of Red Bull Coast 2 Coast. © Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool
Walking to ride
Walking to ride A competitor walks upwind at Red Bull Coast 2 Coast. © Henning Nockel/Red Bull Content Pool
Channel Crossing
Channel Crossing The 300 riders participating in Red Bull Coast 2 Coast cross the wake of a container ship. © Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool
The eye from the sky
The eye from the sky While this racer may look like he's alone, there's 299 other kiters in very close proximity. © Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool
Coast to Coast to Boast
Coast to Coast to Boast Steffen Oeving from Denmark, Bjoern Rune Jensen from Denmark and Alex Caizergues from France celebrate at the award ceremony of the Red Bull Coast 2 Coast. © Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool
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