April 11, 2014

Jockey’s Ridge State Park Named “Best Beach for Sports” by Men’s Journal

The 20 Best Beaches in America

Best for Sports

Best for Sports
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Jockey’s Ridge State Park,

Steady breezes power Jockey’s Ridge to top jock in the Outer Banks. The highest sand dune on the East Coast (down the road from where the flew) offers an ideal launch for hang gliders and kite fliers with slopes that beckon sandboarders when the crowds thin. Kitty Hawk Kites teaches beginning gliders in three-hour lessons that get you airborne above the for up to 100 yards, 80 feet higher than the Wrights’ first attempt.

Read more: http://www.mensjournal.com/expert-advice/the-20-best-beaches-in-america-20140310/best-for-sports#ixzz2yU8uKhSF

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