Kite Surfing

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Post by ifernau » Fri Jun 02, 2006 9:30 pm

During my last trip along the coast I came across a beach full of these kite surfers:

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Post by hikerduane » Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:09 pm

Somebody got killed the other day at Washoe Lake between Reno and Carson City doing this. A gust of wind picked him up a hundred feet and slammed him into a car in the parking lot. Ouch!
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Post by madeintahoe » Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:50 pm

Inge, Those are beautiful pictures!

Hikerduane..that is horrible! I did not hear about that...is it in the Reno Gazzete you know?

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Post by hikerduane » Fri Jun 09, 2006 6:12 pm

madeintahoe, it was on tv and in the Nevada Appeal where I read some on the accident.
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