The Greenbird as the sun sets at Lake Lefroy in Western Australia - August 2008.

 

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Telegraph masthead.

The Noughties: a decade of adventure - 10 December 2009

Tarquin Cooper charts the daredevils, never-say-die attitudes and disasters that came to define the people who pushed themselves to their limits and beyond during the past 10 years.

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Wind break - 30 March 2009

A British engineer has broken the world land speed record for a wind-powered car.

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Brit's 126mph eco car - 28 March 2009

DAREDEVIL Brit Richard Jenkins was celebrating last night after becoming the fastest naturally-powered person on Earth.

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British engineer breaks wind power speed record

British engineer breaks wind power speed record - 27 March 2009

A British engineer has smashed the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles, becoming the fastest naturally powered human on the planet.

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BBC masthead.

Wind-powered car breaks record - 27 March 2009

A British engineer from Hampshire has broken the world land speed record for a wind-powered vehicle.

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Daily Mail masthead.

British engineer blows away land speed record for wind-powered vehicles after 10-year quest - 27 March 2009

A British engineer has smashed the land speed record for wind powered vehicles, becoming the fastest naturally powered human on the planet.

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Greenbird ice yacht: Sailing towards a miracle on ice

Greenbird ice yacht: Sailing towards a miracle on ice - 06 January 2009

For Richard Jenkins 116mph may as well be Mount Everest. Nicholas Roe meets the man chasing the sail-powered speed record.

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The world's fastest wind-powered car?

The world's fastest wind-powered car? - 23 November 2008

British engineer Richard Jenkins is convinced his Greenbird will soon snatch the world speed crown for wind-powered cars.

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Greenbird attempt to break wind power land speed record fails due to wet weather - 04 September 2008

The two Britons trying to break the record, Dale Vince and Richard Jenkins, have been waiting for over a month at Lake Lefroy in the Australian outback for optimum conditions. But unseasonal rain has thwarted the attempt.

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Daily Mail

Britons prepare for bid to smash world land-speed record - 21 August 2008

Two Britons are preparing an attempt to smash the world speed record for a wind-powered vehicle.

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BBC. ‘Bid for world land speed record’

BBC. ‘Bid for world land speed record’ - 20 August 2008

The BBC have just gone crazy for the Greenbird story. As well as multiple radio shows Dale appeared live from Bristol on the BBC News Channel (formerly News 24) this morning.

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BBC Radio 4. The Today Programme - 20 August 2008

The legendary Today programme! Richard dialled in live from Australia to join Dale in a chat with Sarah Montague.

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Guardian. ‘Land yacht set to blow record away’ - 20 August 2008

Our friends at the G have written a great piece. Sure they’ll be following the project closely over the next few weeks.

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Record is a breeze - 20 August 2008

First time we’ve been in the Sun that’s for sure!

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T3. ‘Wind powered greenbird tries for the world land speed record’ - 20 August 2008

The well known lads gadget mag gives the project a spin of their very own!

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‘British team harness wind power in world record attempt’. - 20 August 2008

“Following in the tracks of Donald Campbell's legendary Bluebird, two adventurous Brits will attempt to break the world land-speed record, but this time in a vehicle powered solely by the wind …”

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International News

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CNN - 10 April 2009

A British man who has just claimed the world land sailing speed record is now planning to better his speed -- on ice.

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Gizmag

Gizmag - 02 April 2009

Wind Powered car sets new world record at 126mph

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Inhabit - 31 March 2009

Greenbird Wind Powered Vehicle Breaks World Record!

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Discovery Channel - 30 March 2009

Catch up with Richard Jenkins, the fastest wind-powered man.

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The Age - 25 August 2008

Wind-powered speed record attempt in WA.

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Daily India logo

Daily India - 21 August 2008

Britons preparing to break 116mph wind-powered land-speed record.

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Local News

Southern Daily Echo - 12 April 2009 - Read more >>

Greenbang - 22 August 2008 - Read more >>

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From the blogsphere

Ecogeek - 14 April 2009 - Read more >>

Earth First - 14 April 2009 - Read more >>

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Wired Blog Network - 04 September 2008 - Read more >>

Auto Blog News - 04 September 2008 - Read more >>

Smart Planet - 04 September 2008 - Read more >>

Blog Spot - 04 September 2008 - Read more >>

Device Inn - 26 August 2008 - Read more >>

Today’s Gizmos, Gadgets and Tech - 25 August 2008 - Read more >>

Cube Me - 25 August 2008 - Read more >>

High-Speed Sailing: The Greenbird Project (Windjet) - 23 August 2008 - Read more >>

Inhabitat - 21 August 2008 - Read more >>

Slashdot - 21 August 2008 - Read more >>

Wired Blog Network - 21 August 2008 - Read more >>

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Christian Science Monitor - 20 August 2008 - Read more >>

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