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Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby beebad » Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:52 pm

We just heard news of a kiting fatality in the bay area of the lake.

Kiter has been missing now for a while. Sad news.

Makes my inlaws in New Hampshire worry about their favorite son in law.

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby golfaroo » Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:41 am

"Dunningan is reported to have not been wearing a wet suit or a life jacket. Lake conditions are mostly open water with spotty areas of ice."

That's unimaginable ...

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby Clarencephil » Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:32 am

Unfortunately he was found today by Vermont State Police

https://www.compassvermont.com/news/upd ... -XfeDlZeAo

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby Toby » Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:56 am

That's terrible news....RIP

My condolences...

Let's see what have caused the death...maybe we will have an answer, because once again it sounds strange if someone just died like this.

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby Kamikuza » Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:18 am

Sad news. RIP

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby deniska » Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:01 am

golfaroo wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:41 am
"Dunningan is reported to have not been wearing a wet suit or a life jacket. Lake conditions are mostly open water with spotty areas of ice."
That's unimaginable ...
seems like bad reporting...
was he wearing a dry suit, then?
Sad news...

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby zerogee_ca » Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:02 am

Probably a snowsuit inspired drysuit easily mistaken as winter clothing by bystanders.

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby winduser » Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:31 am

Condolence to his family and friends
The person was on skis and had a flex as a kite. The flex has short lines and the sail is only one layer of tissue. He was on the Canadian side of Lake Champlain on ice. Be safe on ice. . So sorry this happen.

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Re: Kite fatality Lake Champlain

Postby Toby » Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:08 pm

Was he snowkiting?

But found in the water or on ice?


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