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Kite Surfer Takes Off During Hurricane Matthew Winds

"Dad, is that man going to die?" "Yes he is, son." This is a video news report from Florida discussing the adrenaline junkies who took o the beach during the onset of Hurricane Matthew to wind-surf. The clip features one wind-surfer catching some huge air, which he amazingly manages to land after instead of getting pitted -- so pitted. Actually, getting pitted is a positive term used to describe surfing completely inside the barrel of a wave, so it's not actually the right expression to use here.
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