Current Sand Skiing World Speed Record = 92.12 km/h (57.24 mph)
For the record May had one hour time according to the regulations given by Guinness. He was able to do three downhill runs, and he always did climb up the dune without any vehicle or help to make sure that the sensitive environment of the dune does not get destroyed.For the record he used ski equipment of his choice which was given to him by HEAD Austria, he used wax from Swix-Toko, and Alge Timing Austria did send him the time measurement equipment. Three experts from Europe were also there to make sure that all the Guinness Book regulations were complied to. Eliane Sauter from Lichtenstein was responsible for the correct measurement, Bruno Winkler from Switzerland was one of the witnesses and Michael Knauth from Artwork Germany was the Promotion Manager and he also brought a special cyclist helmet for the race which was given from Uvex. – ski-namibia.com
Speed Sand Skiing – The World Record
Since the 31st May 2010 Namibia is now a part of ski history with a sand skiing record. The Namib Desert is already in the Guinness Book, because it is the oldest Desert in the world. Now has the oldest desert the fastest sand skier in the world.