Harak hands Ghosn a trophy upon his arrival in Batroun. (Photo courtesy of Jad Ghosn)
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A Lebanese man windsurfed from Cyprus to Lebanon Sunday, arriving on the shores of the northern town of Batroun.Ghosn sailed by boat to Cyprus Thursday, and the windsurfing conditions were ideal for him to take off Friday. A team of windsurfers and two boats accompanied Ghosn back to Cyprus, where they anchored and waited for better conditions.Ghosn set off again Sunday morning, but due to the light winds near Cyprus, he had to decide whether to continue or give up his challenge. Festival head Sayyed Fayyad and Batroun's Mayor Marcelino al-Harak, who both accompanied Ghosn on his journey in support boats, congratulated the people of Batroun.
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