Obama Learns to Kitesurf

On vacation on Richard Branson's Necker Island
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 7, 2017 1:25 PM CST

The Obamas are relaxing post-White House at Necker Island, the luxury Caribbean island owned by Virgin founder Richard Branson. Barack Obama's latest vacation activity? Learning to kitesurf, Time reports. On his blog, Branson notes that Obama wasn't allowed to enjoy watersports, which he previously loved, while president. As he learned to kitesurf, "being the former president of America, there was lots of security around, but Barack was able to really relax and get into it," Branson writes. (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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