Kite surfer attempts to break record

Watch the video to find out how Kite surfer Sam Lutman-Pauc did in his Channel challenge Photo:

Sir Richard Branson was the oldest person to do kitesurf across the English Channel. His son, Sam, was the fastest person to kitsesurf across the English Channel.

Yesterday, Sam Lutman-Pauc, from West Sussex, planned to break that world record - and become the fastest man ever to kitesurf across the English Channel.

He also intended to create a new record by kitesurfing straight there - AND back.

Sam made the trip to France in super fast time - but no record is broken until approved by officials at the Guiness Book of Records. Sarah Saunders was there though, to see how the record breaking attempt went: