Lake Simcoe: do not kitesurf or windsurf with icy conditions

The Canadian police rescued four Toronto kitesurfers from the Lake Simcoe.

Despite warnings from various people, the intrepid sailors tried their luck in the icy surface conditions of Simcoe.

But the weather and riding conditions were not on their side and fire fighters were joined by an airboat to rescue the kitesurfers already suffering severe hypothermia.

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PKRA Thailand: sunset winners

Hua Hin’s famous thermal winds returned today, allowing for the completion of the freestyle double elimination ladder, and board-off competition. Incredible high power action, and an amazing comeback from World Champion, Kevin Langeree, were among the highlights of the day.

It was no surprise that the ending of the Hua Hin Kiteboarding World Cup would be nothing less than incredible. After two days of light wind conditions, the thermal winds did not let us down allowing for the perfect ending to the first competition of the PKRA tour season.

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PKRA Thailand: get set, go!

Even though the wind has been light the past couple of days it does not mean that we haven’t been having fun here in Hua Hin. Numerous tents have been set up along the beachfront where they offer many things to eat, do & see.

Pretty Thai girls have an open-air tent set up on the beach where you can sit and enjoy a professional Thai massage. Tell me where in the world can you participate in an extreme sport event where they offer therapeutic massages to relief the stress of a hard competition day? The answer is… only in Thailand!

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