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matth
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Sad news

Postby matth » Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:03 pm

Looks like another fellow kiter has died. Not sure if was natural causes of some mention of line entanglement. RIP :(

http://amp.ktvu.com/news/kite-surfer-di ... rown-beach

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Kamikuza
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Re: Sad news

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:27 pm

Jeez, that sucks. RIP fella.

matth
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Local Beach: Revere, Nahant, Chapin, West Dennis, Hardings , Kalmus, First Encounter, Dog, yerril, Wing
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Style: Freeride
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Re: Sad news

Postby matth » Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:45 pm


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Toby
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Re: Sad news

Postby Toby » Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:27 pm

very sad news.

My condolences to family and friends.

Maybe got knocked out after a crash or got a heart attack.

Let's see if we get further info

RIP

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Re: Sad news

Postby lindseym » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:50 pm

Uuuug. Feel really bad for his family and friends. Sending positive thoughts.

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Re: Sad news

Postby plummet » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:44 pm

Sad news indeed. It sounds more like a heart attack situation or a really back luck crash knocking himself out(which seems unlikely on a light wind day wearing a helmet and an impact vest.


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