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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
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Kite surfers catch a bit of bay breeze

When the wind picks up around Tampa Bay, the kite surfers come out. One of the more popular sites is near a small outcropping of land just north of the Sunshine Skyway.

Kite surfing melds several disciplines to create a different kind of sport. The kite provides lift for the surfer, who uses the kite and a small, highly modified surfboard to skim on — and above — the waves.

A staff report