Kite Surfer vs. Tree

Saw this news headline about a women in Vermont that got caught in a tree while kite surfing… Darn Kite eating tree

The Burlington Free Press writes

“Dangling 30 feet up in a Burlington tree Thursday, Claire Whelan looked out at sun-splashed Lake Champlain and wondered how the heck she wound up there.

Seconds before, she was standing ankle-deep in the cool waters off North Beach and unfurling a sail for an evening of kite surfing. Participants in the adrenaline-infused sport hold onto a parachute-like sail and ride on a board as they cruise across the water. “

The full story can be read on the Burlington Free Press online edition.

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