Former President Barack Obama unwound from eight years in the White House with some extreme sports on his Caribbean vacation with billionaire friend Richard Branson.

New photos show the newly-retired Obama going kite-surfing with Branson during a recent getaway on the Virgin founder’s private island.

The worries of the White House are clearly far from Obama’s mind in the pictures – as he horses around with Branson on the boat, smiles widely for the cameras and then catches some air on his boarobam-3