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Kiteboarding Santas break record

Dec. 16, 2012 at 1:42 PM   |   Comments

FORT DE SOTO, Fla., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Twenty-five people dressed as Santa gathered at Fort De Soto near St. Petersburg, Fla., to set a record for the most kiteboarding Santas.

The Santas traveled from all over the United States to Fort De Soto for the event Friday, the Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times reported.

Although there were 25 Santas, only 12 of them got in the water.

Organizers, who got the word out about the event via Facebook, said they believe they broke the record; however the previous record was only one kiteboarding Santa.

"The wind picked up a bit," said Ken Brackin of Tampa. "It's a great day to be on the water."

Organizers said they plan on doing it again next year and maybe linking the event to a charity.

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