Participant (photo: Ingerid Jordal)
Audience (photo: Ingerid Jordal)
Volunteer (photo: Ingerid Jordal)
Partner (photo: Ingerid Jordal)

Windytv Alpboys photo Samuel BayCONGRATULATIONS TEAM WINDYTV ALPBOYS! Proving themselves yet again: Florian Gruber from Germany and Jonas Lengwiler from Switzerland - winners VAKE 2016 and Wissa World Champions VAKE 2017! At 15:51 Windytv Alpboys crossed Vardø finish line after three days of struggle on the Varanger Peninsula.

Photo: Samuel Bay/VAKE

VAKE was off with a good start on Tuesday with average windspeed 12 m/s. Wednesday and Thursday featured technical low wind kiting and walking. Time spent from Berlevåg to Vardø (excluded mandatory resting time): 30 hours and 51 minutes. 

The weather is unpredictable and VAKE is an expedition. Team Windytv Alpboys has shown outstanding technical kiting, know their navigating and have great stamina. They own the World Champion title. 

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Photo: Ekaterina/VAKE

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