Hoek tot Helder
Kitesurf marathon Hoek tot Helder is back!
Kitemarathon Hoek tot Helder extends after the great success in 2016 and 2017! In 2018 you can take on the challenge by kite surfing the North Sea beaches. Together we are raising money for the Dutch Heart Foundation.
Last time the tickets were sold out within 6 hours. The tickets for 2018 will be online very soon. This year the wind window opens on August 18th and closes on October 21st. Hoek tot Helder will only take place when with sufficient wind and in the weekends.
Registration started on the 19th of March and all of the tickets were sold in only two hours and five minutes. To recieve a reminder for the tickets for the 2019 edition you can add yourself to the list.
Wonderful result in 2016 and 2017
In the past two editions, a relatively 60 and 110 well-trained kitesurfers competed with the elements. The defied 130 km over the harsch and sloshing North Sea for research into cardiovascular diseases. They sail along the most iconic beaches of the Netherlands: Kijkduin, Scheveningen, Noordwijk, Zandvoort, Bergen aan Zee, Egmond and Den Helder. The kite surfers and a total of 4200 donors raised the first two editions to a total of 47,000 and 95,000 euros! A fantastic result that we of course want to double again this year!
An overview and photos of the first two editions can be found on our Facebook page. The distance and the heroic character of this trip, the presence of district chiefs and stamp posts made this event the sister of the legendary Elfstedentocht. In short, the Elfstrandentocht was born!
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