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Accidents prompt call for regulation

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Hawaiian Parasail’s Jayson Tsukayama, center, prepares a harness before patrons begin their adventure.
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The risk of injury or death has prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to propose licensing parasail operators. Bobby Nankervis and his son, Ryan, take a dip during their parasail experience.
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Parasailing remains largely unregulated in the U.S., and the thrills don’t come without risks, particularly if companies aren’t taking the proper safety precautions.

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