Saturday, January 29, 2011

Kailua Kitesurfing

My idea of a perfect day at the beach does not include wearing long sleeves to guard against the chill of the tradewinds - I prefer to go at a time when I can sit and soak up the warmth of the afternoon sun without worrying about sand blowing in my eyes.  However, the reward for taking a walk on Kailua Beach when the winds are up is that you get to watch many kitesurfers and windsurfers launch right in front of you.  Kailua's tradewinds make it a coveted spot for people who enjoy both of those sports.  This guy looks up at his kite just before jumping on his board and taking off!


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