The HTC Atlantic Kite Challange

Departing the end of November 2013 a team of 6 will cross the Atlantic Ocean by kite. In a 24-hours non-stop relay session every rider will be surfing 4 hours a day: 2 by day, 2 by night. The team will take the Southern Atlantic route – departing from the Canary Islands – arriving 6000 km (or 3200 Nm) later in the Caribbean.

Now here is the fun bit  –  you could be the 6th member of the team!  One spot left and you don’t have to be a super hero to apply. The team are looking for someone who can happily ride for 4 hours a day or night for an extended period. You will have to be over 21 and available Monday nights –  now we don’t think that’s much to ask for such a brilliant adventure!


Words from the Team  –


The 6th rider will be selected by a video contest and a meet and greet with the team. Don’t worry – we are not expecting a professional production. All you need to do is send us a video explaining why you would like to cross the Atlantic Ocean with a kite. Simple right?
Off course – we want to make sure we all arrive at the other side safely. Some risks we cannot manage in advance – others we can! That is why we do have some selection criteria for our last teammate. Please check below, get inspired, and be in touch!

The Enable Passion Team

Selection criteria
Be available every Monday night for a Skype teammeeting
Be available October 21st – 27th – to join our training week on the yacht along the Spanish coast from Alicante to Tarifa
Be available November 16th – December 16th – to prepare in Fuerteventura, cross the Atlantic and have a kick-ass party in the Caribbean
Minimum age 21
Be able to ride 4 hours a day, for an extended period without getting the usual day/night rhythm

Contest setup
October 6th – Deadline for application (23.59 CET)
October 7th – Nominees are announced on Enable Passion website
October 7th – 12th (23.59 CET) – Online voting
October 12th – 14th The team will choose the 6th rider from the winners of the video contest after meeting in person (or skype)”
October 15th Announcement of 6th Rider


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Coops is usually the King of Watersports voice of our social media and behind the blog. Stand Up Paddle Boarder, Wakeboarding, skater and a one time kitesurfer, she has a more relaxed attitude to her board riding. If she is out of the office then she is probably carving up some badass jewellery.