Re: [ksurf] Four Clobbered By Cold Front
- In a message dated 1/25/2005 7:26:09 AM Pacific Standard Time,
The leading edge of the cold front arrived at about 9:30 am, it rained for
less than a minute and the wind spiked to 27 to 30 mph +. It changed
direction from west to northwest from observations at the beach. All four
guys were almost instantly lofted while riding in the shallow waters of the
sound inside the sand bar. Some tried to keep their kites low to the water
and succeeded in having their boards ripped away and body dragging across
the water at about 25 mph out of control. Other guys were popped to about 20
ft. off the water and falling back into a couple of feet of water.
Lots more info, figures, etc. at:
By golly that sounds like a wonderful show! Anybody get a video of this?
I would love to have been their to shoot the video!
In fact I think that is a good idea - interview the 'an idiot' in charge and
catch him/her being stupid about the upcoming danger AND then taping it for
posterity & FUN! -
could even get paid for the video by local News or TV Show.
(kinda like watching wrecks at the Daytona 500 ! Why else do people go to the
Maybe by shooting video, they might get the idea in time --- nah.
cruel, heartless, uncaring, cynical, bad blah blah
Florida Rocks in the Winter !
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