Kite sufer on Lake Tahoe

Solitary kite surfer taking advantage of strong winds kicked up by an approaching storm front. Incline Beach, Lake Tahoe. Elevation 6,229ft (1,900m). Water temp: 43 F (6 C)

Outside air temp: 39 F (4 C)

Wind: Sustained at 25 mph (40 khm), gusting to 40 mph (64 kmh)

Number of people watching him from shore: 0

Number of people running out of their warm cars to film his rides: 1

Number of people convinced the kite surfer is insane, but also a total badass: 1

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