Longest journey by street sailor
Who
Robert Torline
What
3410 kilometre(s)
Where
United States (Brownsville,Texas)
When
Robert Torline (USA) travelled from Brownsville, Texas (on the Mexican border) to Maida, North Dakota (on the Canadian border), covering a distance of 3,410 km (2,119 miles) on his wind-powered street sailor from 29 April to 16 June 2001. A street sailor is essentially a large skateboard with pneumatic wheels, powered by a windsurfer sail. During his journey Robert broke one board, had two tyre blowouts, and fell five times.