Surfer to embark on first solo wing-foil across the Pacific

Internationally acclaimed speaker, author and big wave surfer Chris Bertish has announced plans to embark on a Transpacific Wing Project. It will be the world’s first solo, wing-foil, transpacific crossing and is expected to take two months. He’ll be crossing from California to Hawaii. The project is in support of education, conservation and sustainability. #eNCA​ Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Internationally acclaimed speaker, author and big wave surfer Chris Bertish has announced plans to embark on a Transpacific Wing Project.

It will be the world’s first solo, wing-foil, Transpacific crossing and is expected to take two months.

He will be crossing from California to Hawaii.

The project is in support of education, conservation and sustainability.

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"It's an incredibly unique project," says Bertish.

"No one has crossed any ocean on a wing-foil," he says.

The longest distance he has ever travelled is 24 kilometres.

This time around her will be doing 4,586 kilometres.

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