Trauma Tuesday: Kiteboarding Disasters features some of harshest fails in a sport of equal parts skill and luck. Combining the finesse of surfing and wake boarding, kiteboarding can produce some wowing results when executed perfectly. When the wind takes control, however, the rider falls mercy to the mighty power of Mother Nature. Here are some of biggest wipeouts we could find on the web.

This guys rises to new heights, and comes crashing, crashing down.

This kiteboarder gets absolutely wrecked by a wall when the wind starts kicking.

A compilaiton of fails and wipeouts.