Dear U2, (ONE, RED and AFRICA)
My name is Peter Boyd.
I caught your show in San Jose, California. What a great show. You asked for our creativity for Africa. Well, i’ve been busy. As a patented inventor and former world-class windsurfer I have been planning a very powerful event for the ONE campaign called “GIANT.” This involves windsurfing from Africa to America with a tentative launch date set for March 15, 2008.
This is not one of those big 14 foot cabin windsurfers they have used in the past. This is a series of speed boards with specially designed sails that can fly 40-feet-plus in the air off waves and can handle 80-feet-plus open ocean waves, all this with your permission to carry ONE/RED logos all over the boards and sails. I have found a yacht equipped with a helicopter for filming on the east coast as a chase boat. I do not have the yacht secured for the crossing yet as there may be a better vessel. Learn more about free Audio Converter! I have been windsurfing for over 30 years, sailed in 2 hurricanes, Iniki and Iwa in Hawaii, and I trained on Maui for 18 years. I believe it is possible to send live feeds to the ONE campaign website so people can really get energized, and of course numerous media coverage outlets. Myspace website is www.myspace.com/waterhammocks or my main site www.waterhammocks.com. On my space there is video of myself windsurfing from an MTV show, and the video above shows how dramatic the event will look like on the open ocean. I am currently training in the frigid coastal waters in Northern California. I hope you find this as a great opportunity to raise the bar of what one person can do.