Sir Richard Branson to make another kite surfing bid today

Sir Richard Branson will try again today to set two world records by kite-surfing across the Channel - 24 hours after being forced to abort his initial bid.

The 61-year-old Virgin tycoon wants to be the oldest person to cross and also break the record set by his son Sam for the fastest crossing.


Branson fails record attempt

Richard Branson has failed to break two world records today for the fastest and oldest person to kite surf across the English Channel.