Kitesurfer Carsten Kurmis has swapped his kite for a hot air balloon.

Traversing the Tegernsee in Bavaria, Germany, Kurmis shows that a hot air balloon has enough power to pull him. While it’s probably got less maneuverability than a kite, it’s also probably less work on his part. Now we wonder if he’s referring to himself as a balloon-surfer?

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Of course a hot air balloon can suffice as a kite.

Of course a hot air balloon can suffice as a kite.

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