Saint-Jean-de-Luz: watch for strong winds

A 24-year-old French kitesurfer has lost his life after crashing against a nine-storey building, in Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

The young sportsman was getting the most of a strong wind day, when the accident happened. After crashing, the kitesurfer went over the hotel building, got pulled higher and finally fell down.

Tragic kiteboarding news seem to be around too much. Please, make sure to respect all safety procedures. Learn a bit more about the Beaufort Scale of the winds and kite rules.

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