Obama kite surfs and other activities sitting presidents cannot do

(KIAH) -- President Obama's is having a good time now with his billionaire friends. Early in his presidency the former POUTUS had to give up surfing... seems the secret service was like "you're not drowning on our watch."

That got us thinking at Newsfix, what are some other seemingly normal things that a sitting president is not allowed to do. And here's what we found out according to the ranker.

  • The president cannot drive a car or ride in a convertible thanks to a guy named Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • Use an Iphone, for obvious reasons
  • Eat outside the white house without a "taster"
  • Open the windows in the white house
  • Not to mention he can't go anywhere, without his "football"... No, not that football.

(It's a nickname given to the briefcase that the secret service carries around. Though not confirmed, most believe it allows the POUTUS to activate a nuclear attack on at any given moment).

He also cannot accept expensive gifts or be knighted by the queen.

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama sits on a boat during a kite surfing outing with British businessman Richard Branson during his holiday on Branson's Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, in a picture handed out by Virgin on February 7, 2017. Jack Brockway/Virgin Handout via REUTERS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and British businessman Richard Branson sit on a boat during Obama's holiday on Branson's Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, in a picture handed out by Virgin on February 7, 2017. Jack Brockway/Virgin Handout via REUTERS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Former U.S. President Barack Obama tries his hand at kite surfing during a holiday with British businessman Richard Branson on his island Moskito, in the British Virgin Islands, in a picture handed out by Virgin on February 7, 2017. Jack Brockway/Virgin Handout via REUTERS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
British businessman Richard Branson kite surfs during an outing with former U.S. President Barack Obama during his holiday on Branson's Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, in a picture handed out by Virgin on February 7, 2017. Jack Brockway/Virgin Handout via REUTERS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Former U.S. President Barack Obama tries his hand at kite surfing during a holiday with British businessman Richard Branson on his island Moskito, in the British Virgin Islands, in a picture handed out by Virgin on February 7, 2017. Jack Brockway/Virgin Handout via REUTERS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
UNSPCIFIED, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - FEBRUARY 1: In this undated image Richard Branson takes a break from kitesurfing while vacationing with Former President Barack Obama at Branson's Necker Island retreat on February 1, 2017 in the British Virgin Islands. Former President Obama and his wife Michelle have been on an extended vacation since leaving office on January 20. (Photo by Jack Brockway/Getty Images)
UNSPCIFIED, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - JANUARY 29:Former President Barack Obama kitesurfs at Richard Branson's Necker Island retreat on January 29, 2017 in the British Virgin Islands. Former President Obama and his wife Michelle have been on an extended vacation since leaving office on January 20. (Photo by Jack Brockway/Getty Images)
UNSPCIFIED, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - FEBRUARY 1: In this undated image Richard Branson kitesurfs while vacationing with Former President Barack Obama at Branson's Necker Island retreat on February 1, 2017 in the British Virgin Islands. Former President Obama and his wife Michelle have been on an extended vacation since leaving office on January 20. (Photo by Jack Brockway/Getty Images)
UNSPCIFIED, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - JANUARY 29:Former President Barack Obama kitesurfs at Richard Branson's Necker Island retreat on January 29, 2017 in the British Virgin Islands. Former President Obama and his wife Michelle have been on an extended vacation since leaving office on January 20. (Photo by Jack Brockway/Getty Images)
UNSPCIFIED, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - FEBRUARY 1: In this undated image former President Barack Obama kitesurfs at Richard Branson's Necker Island retreat on February 1, 2017 in the British Virgin Islands. Former President Obama and his wife Michelle have been on an extended vacation since leaving office on January 20. (Photo by Jack Brockway/Getty Images)
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