Finnish athlete aims to ride a wakeboard for 12 consecutive hours

Erkka Lehtonen will try to ride a wakeboard for 12 hours in solar-powered cable wakeboarding park.

The attempt will take place at Laguuni, a water sports center in Finland. The local cable wakeboarding track is powered by a solar electricity system with 20 solar panels, provided by the Finnish clean-energy company Fortum.

There is only a handful of wakeboarding world records made in Finland, the last one done in 2001.