Back around the first of the year I posted about three men who were planning to kiteski across North Dakota in an effort to promote awareness of wind power and it’s potential for use as an energy source. According to the Daily Dose today over at GearJunkie.com the team got underway on Monday.
Sam Salwei, Jason Magness, and Paul Cassedy, the three men who make up the 2XTM Team, expect their journey to last roughly three weeks, as they begin in the Northwest corner of North Dakota, then make their way along the Missouri River, eventually ending in the Southeast region of the state. The men will carry all their gear with them on their backs, and intend to kiteski roughly 6 to 8 hours per day.
You can follow their progress online with their SPOT generated Google Map and their online blog. Expect a lot of entries about how damn cold it is outside, as temperatures in the Midwest are expected to plummet again as an arctic blast hits the region this weekend. Stay warm boys and happy skiing.
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