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Incident reported in The Times

Postby blizzard » Wed May 21, 2003 4:51 pm

A fairly big article was in the UK Time paper today on a guy who killed himself doing power kite 'suicidal' stunt move. i.e. tethering himself to the tree and kite.

Doesn't explain in detail but I guess the tether gave way.

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Postby chemosavi » Wed May 21, 2003 6:47 pm

Another fellow succeded at the same task (killing himself) in the Seattle area a number of years back when he tied himself between a dump truck and a huge kite.

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Postby RickI » Wed May 21, 2003 7:00 pm

The article appears below:

May 21, 2003

Power-kiter may have died in 'suicidal' stunt manoeuvre
By Lewis Smith

THE first person to be killed in Britain while taking part in the extreme sport of power-kiting is thought to have been attempting a “suicidalâ€

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