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25.05.2012 - RED BULL STORM CHASE
Weahterdock is technical partner at RED BULL Storm Chase
Summer 2012 the RED BULL Storm Chase is coming up again after 2006.
This extreme sport event will bring the ultimate fight: men vs.
Quoting windsurfing legend Robby Nash:"Windsurfing in storm surf separates men from the boys."
RED BULL Storm Chase is a typical RED BULL event. Extreme. Dangerous. Unpredictable.
The extreme is part of the show. From 1st August until 30th November
the RED BULL Strom Chase is on when the wind is expected to exceed 10 Beaufort (100kmh),
everywhere in the world on three different spots. There are just 48
hours for the surfers to get there before the storm strikes.
With these pictures you can make your own oppinion what is coming up for the surfers:
Photo 1 (Windsurfer): Körber/redbullcontentpool
Photo 2 (Helicopter): Bootz/redbullcontentpool
Weatherdock is technical partner at the RED BULL Storm Chase in category "safety"
The bavarian company Weatherdock AG, located in Nuremberg, is supporting the RED BULL Storm Chase with an outstanding tracking system.
Every competitor and every crew member out in the water will be equipped with the small, portable GPS transmitter easyPOSALERT.
This device has got a built in GPS receiver to get the exact position.
This will be transmitted with aditional information like speed and
course over ground the the base station on the beach. By means of this a
persistant real-time tracking solution of each contestant is quaranteed.
keep you informed about the RED BULL Storm Chase and give you more
details later on. For more information about the Storm Chase please
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