Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding Course

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PerO the Viking G- on October 21, 2011

I think this looks pretty dangerous, Art. :-o

Doing these extreme sports, you can't be very much retired. :-))

What's next? Skydiving? Base jumping? Mountain climbing? Maybe Kilimanjaro? :-))

Art Anderson on October 21, 2011

Per, The trainers at the Kittywake Kite Hang Gliding school make it safe to take these entry level lessons. Notice that the trainers are running beside with tethers attached to the wing struts. This makes it possible to prevent a ground loop or crash landing if you don't do the right thing. My wife was so light they had to use the tethers to keep her from blowing away. -Art

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