AS we reported earlier today, champion kitesurfer Lewis Crathern has been seriously injured during a competition in South Africa.
To read this morning’s story click here
The 31-year-old is in a medically-induced coma after an accident during the semi-final of the Red Bull King of the Air competition at Big Bay in Blouberg, South Africa, on Sunday.
Last year, Herald and Gazette sport editor Steve Bailey spoke to Lewis about his hopes for world title glory. To read the report click here
He also talked to the British champion after he set a new British record for a kitesurfing jump: click here to read the report
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