Kitesurfing Safety Rule Number 1: Don't Kitesurf Before, During Or After A Storm. Video

Can you say dumb? This hombre, caught on tape, got lofted and flew into a building during Tropical Storm Fay in Fort Lauderdale. OUCH! Pour me a strong one Barkeep, that had to hurt.

From Kitesurfing School:
"Getting lofted is one of the most serious dangers of kitesurfing. Due to the high power requirement of kitesurfing, a serious wind gust can send the kitesurfer upward if he/she has the kite park overhead. Getting lofted in the water is fun (it is normally called tea bagging). It is getting lofted on land that normally results in serious injuries or death."

Via Señor Miguelito.

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