A number of people around the world are stressed out about what’s going on in the White House — but former President Barack Obama doesn’t look like he’s one of them.
A smiling Obama was enjoying being jobless as he rode the waves recently in the Virgin Islands with Richard Branson.
Branson published a blog post Tuesday with pictures and video of the ex-president kitesurfing off one of his private islands in the British Virgin Islands.
Obama, and his wife, Michelle, have spent time vacationing with the Virgin Group founder since leaving the White House Jan 20.
Branson writes that Obama, a native of Hawaii, told him he was prevented from surfing by his security detail during his time in office, so he jumped at the chance to learn how to kitesurf.
“It was a huge honour to be able to invite President Barack and Michelle Obama down to the British Virgin Islands for a complete break after Barack finished his second term as President and the family left the White House,” Branson wrote.
The billionaire said he and the former leader of the free world challenged one another to see if Obama could learn to kitesurf before Branson learned how to foilboard, a form of surfing where the…