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Christian Bornemann

Christian Bornemann (* October 22, 1965 in Dortmund)[3] is a German Windsurfer.[4] He held 2014-2018 the German speed record over 500 meter, and since 2018 the German speed record over the nautical mile (1852 meter) and is one of the twenty fastest windsurfers in the world.[5][6][7][8]

Christian Bornemann
Christian Bornemann - Windsurfen Weitwinkel.jpg
Christian Bornemann
Personal information
Born22. October 1965
Dortmund,  Germany
ResidenceDortmund
Height189 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Surfing career
Best year2015
SponsorsPatrik Boards, Loftsails, Design Lessacher
Major achievementsBest time: 50.20 knots (92.97 km/h) / 500 meters (2015)[2]

LifeEdit

 
Christian Bornemann after windsurfing

Bornemann grew up in Dortmund and learned to surf at the age of 14. At the age of 13 he came for the first time in contact with windsurfing. He completed his first professional race at the age of 30.[9][10] He currently lives in Dortmund and works as a dentist.[11]

Achievements (excerpt)Edit

2018

  • German record with 38.94 knots/Nautical mile (1852 m)[12]

2015

  • Award: Dortmunds Sportler des Jahres[13]
  • German record with 50.20 knots/500 meters[14]
  • German „GPS“ record with 51.05 knots/10 seconds[15]

2014

  • German record with 48.82 knots/500 meters[16]
  • German „GPS“ record with 49.49 knots/10 seconds[17]
  • 5th place of the „GPS worldranking"[18]

2012

  • German record with 46.75 knots/500 meters[19]
  • German „GPS“ record with 47.70 knots/10 seconds[20]
  • 7th place „Surfer of the Year"[21]

2009

  • 4th place of the Speed-Worldranking[22]

2005

  • 3rd place ISA/IFCA World Production Board Speed World Championship overall[23]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PWA Athletes, Professional Windsurfers Association, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  2. ^ National Speed Records, World Sailing Speed Record Council, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  3. ^ „50,20 Knoten auf 500 Meter“ - In: Top Magazin, 1/2016, 26. Jahrgang, S. 38–39, BIC Media Verlag, Dortmund
  4. ^ Bornemann knackt die 50 Knoten - In: surf-magazin, 1-2/2016, centerfold, Delius Klasing Verlag, Bielefeld
  5. ^ Christian Bornemann: New German Record 50.20kts, Lüderitz Speed Challenge, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  6. ^ Auf Speed - In: Free Men’s World (Magazin), 9-11/2017, p. 12, Burda News
  7. ^ 50 Knots club, Windsurfing TV, retrieved on June 11, 2018
  8. ^ Men's National Nautical Mile Speed Records, World Sailing Speed Record Council. Retrieved on August 13, 2018
  9. ^ Der Doktor ist mal wieder surfen - In: Inspiration & Insights Magazin, 1. 2018, p. 76–77, publisher: Dentsply Sirona Implants, Germany, Mannheim
  10. ^ Bornemann und Merle – Die Jagd, Allgemeine Zeitung, 8th October 2015, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  11. ^ Dr. Bornemann - Dentist Page retrieved on June 1, 2018
  12. ^ Men's National Nautical Mile Speed Records, World Sailing Speed Record Council. Retrieved on August 13, 2018
  13. ^ Dortmunds Sportler des Jahres, Ruhr Nachrichten, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  14. ^ Albeau bleibt schnellster Windsurfer der Welt, Windsurfers, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  15. ^ German National Windsurfing record ratified, GPS Speedsurfing, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  16. ^ Bornemann verbessert den deutschen Speedrekord, Jeanette Kühn, Surf Magazin, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  17. ^ Announcing a new German Winsurfing 10 second speed record, GPS Speedsurfing, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  18. ^ Ranking 2014, GPS Speedsurfing, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  19. ^ 46,75 KNOTEN… NEUER DEUTSCHER REKORD VON CHRISTIAN BORNEMANN, Speedwindsurfen, November 11, 2012, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  20. ^ New German record for Christian Bornemann ratified, GPS Speedsurfing, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  21. ^ Surfer of the Year - In: surf-magazin, 11-12/2013, p. 24–27, Delius Klasing Verlag, Bielefeld
  22. ^ Hans Kreisel 2e in de Speed Worldcup 2009 Worldranking, windsurfing.nl, retrieved on June 1, 2018
  23. ^ ISA/IFCA World Speedsurfing Finale Walvis Bay / Namibia, Dailydose, retrieved on June 1, 2018