Watch: Kite surfer performs incredible 200-metre jump

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Olly Bridge is a former European kite surfing champion.


British professional kite surfer Olly Bridge performed an incredible 200-metre jump across a sandspit in England.

Bridge, 21, executed the staggering stunt in Dawlish, Devon, in southwest England.

A video he posted on social media show him leaping across the sand spit separating the River Exe and the English Channel, staying in the air for about 10 seconds.

Jumping from the Exe Estuary to Sea

Jumping from the Exe Estury into the sea! Been wanting to do this jump for a while now, stoked to finally get the wind to do it. FLYSURFER Kiteboarding 8 soul was able to cover the distance!

Publiée par Olly Bridge sur Dimanche 27 janvier 2019

He said on Facebook that he had "been wanting to do this jump for a while now" and that he was "stoked to finally get the wind to do it."

Bridge, a three-time European kite surfing champion, believes the jump is the first of its kind.

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