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Kite boarding wrong choice for Olympics, says expert
by NewsReader 06-18-2012

BEIT YANNAY, Israel (Reuters) - Kite boarding is "10 times more dangerous" that windsurfing and the decision to include the sport in the 2016 Olympics is a big mistake, a leading kite surfing expert has told Reuters. The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) announced the decision to include men's and women's kite boarding at the expense of windsurfing last month, describing it as a "fantastic ...

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