20 August 2008

Profile in Hubris: Kite-Surfing in a Hurricane

Someone watched too much X-treme TV growing up:

That has gotta hoit! More explanation/commentary at the local CBS affiliate. Luckily, it wasn't blog buddy Wek, who contemplated surfing the ultimate wave during Tropical Storm Fay. Of course that would be the ultimate in coolness, like Swayze's final scene in Point Break, but the unfortunate kite surfer getting tossed around like a sack of potatoes was just pathetic and tragic.

Wek is Secretly 1991 Swayze in Disguise