The greatest windsurfing escape

Published on January 7th, 2022

The Iron Curtain was the political boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991. It divided Germany and Europe, and no one from the East could pass to the West. The Berlin Wall and the hundreds of snipers who watch over it discouraged any attempt to escape. So two guys, Dirk Deckert and Karsten Klunder, attempted a crazy feat. From the northern part of East Germany to reach Denmark, they windsurfed the 70 km of sea that separate the two shores. – Full story

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