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World Record Kitesurf Odyssey – The Documentary

In September 2017, professional kitesurfers Francisco Lufinha and Anke Brandt kite crossed the Atlantic Ocean between the Azores and mainland Portugal.

The Portuguese-German duo took turns of morning and night shifts and, after nine days of sailing, they were finally able to complete the 888-nautical-mile (1,646 kilometers) journey.

Lufinha and Brandt set a new Guinness World Record, but the adventure - name Kitesurf Odyssey - was a not a smooth ride.

They faced powerful swells, big waves, tricky shifty winds, strong currents, and sudden wind drops. It was a tough challenge for the body, but also the mind.

Two years after the feat, Francisco Lufinha is launching the documentary that reveals the full story about the expedition between the island and mainland Europe.

"World Record Kitesurf Odyssey | Azores 2017" unveils the obstacles and ordeals the team of nine had to face to overcome the elements and push themselves to the limits to try to get to the finish line.