winds prove a challenge for kite buggying enthusiasts at Brean
sport of kite buggying seems to be 'taking off' at Brean, with
this week's high winds giving enthusiasts a real challenge.
20 of the sport's members have braved high winds to take part
in a series of endurance competitions and, as these photos show,
the gusty conditions proved a challenge.
McHardy, from the South West Association of Traction Kiting (SWATK),
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "There have been some very strong
winds, making our competition even more challenging than normal.
But we never complain about too much wind - several of our previous
competitions here in Brean suffered from too little wind."
from across the UK - including Wales, Birmingham and Exeter -
have been taking part in endurance races to see who can travel
the farthest in a set period of time. Each of the buggy drivers
is fitted with a GPS tracking device to accurately measure their