Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Windy Weather Hasn't Kept Kitesurfers Down

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Windy Weather Hasn't Kept Kitesurfers Down

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Byline: Cait Bester cait.bester@dailymercury.com.au

WHILE hundreds of Mackay boaties are cursing the weather kitesurfer Steve Lownds is making the most of the strong winds.

He may be 58 years old but Mr Lownds still has what it takes to keep his giant kite in the air.

Mr Lownds, who has been kitesurfing for 11 years, was spotted last week at Town Beach with the team from Adrenalin Rush.

The Eimeo resident said he had pushed his fitness level to the limit in the past week but had loved every minute of it.

C[pounds sterling]The weather last week was the best it has been in a long time.

C[pounds sterling]It was just fantastic,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]After five days it certainly tests your fitness and it does take a few days for your body to get back to normal. …

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