Albert Sagan for Art-Sheep

Do you remember “Kickboxer”? Yup, that movie with Van Damme where the fighters dip their hands first in resin and then in broken glass before the fight starts? Well, these kids in the favelas of Rio De Janeiro follow the same tactic, only with kites instead of their fists -fortunately, so. They coat the strings of their kites with wax and then cover them with ground glass so that they cut off their opponents string when they fly by. Check out the video below to get a taste of Rio De Janeiro’s kite fights.

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