For Tom Court, kiteboarding has always been about freedom, the freedom to escape and travel to places that,  without a kite, would have nothing to offer him. Kiteboarding offers a window to a lifestyle; it can turn a remote windy beach into paradise… a deserted island into a playground and an office into a weather station. It seems like people are searching for an escape these days. However on his latest trip to Sri Lanka, Tom wondered, what are we trying to escape from?