Obama Spends Retirement Kitesurfing With Richard Branson [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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Barack Obama is enjoying retirement.

President 44 and former First Lady Michelle reportedly spent a few days vacationing with Virgin founder Richard Branson at Necker Island, Branson’s private getaway in the BVIs, where Obama apparently picked up a new hobby.


According to Branson, “Barack started learning to kitesurf on the beach on Necker for two days solid, picking up the basics and flying a kite as if going back to being a child again.”

“Then he went into the water, standing up and getting a feel for the kite,” he told The Sun. “Finally, he put the board at his feet and gave it a go.”

“Being the former president of America, there was lots of security around, but Barack was able to really relax and get into it.”

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