As routine kite-flyers would surely attest to, kite-flying is a really fun activity to pass the time.
Breezy, entertaining and impossibly thrilling, the wind-based activity has garnered millions of fans around the world.
“I love kite-flying so much that I would fly kites almost every day!” our colleague Bao, who has expressed his love for the activity on multiple occasions, said.
Yet, despite the hilarity and entertainment kite-flying offers, the fact remains that it can be a dangerous sport if played under the wrong circumstances.
“What?” Bao quipped. “Surely you’re joking; kite-flying’s dangerous? Hah, 1st April is long over man!”
Well, I’m not kidding. Apparently, two middle-aged men in the Jiangsu city of Nantong recently sustained severe injuries while flying a kite.
“Hah like what, a paper cut?”
Well, to put it into perspective, one had three fingers cut off while the other’s palm was nearly severed into two.
Bao: “… hey, have I ever mentioned how much I love running?”