Kiting at Nahant 2001-10-07

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Eric doesn't weigh enough to fly his NASA wing in winds this strong.
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Kiter's crack.
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HELP! Although this looks staged it really isn't. Eric was being dragged uncontrolled into the water. Ignoring his cries, Christy paused for a moment to take a picture.
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After face planting in the sand, and with the help of two others, Eric's kite is finally brought under control. Note sandy mouth, eyes, and nose.
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A flexifoil is much better behaved...
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... it only pulls you off the ground when you want.
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Full power.
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This old woman waded out to meet the aliens.
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All images Copyright Eric J. Wilhelm