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« on: September 12, 2009, 09:59 AM »

Sometimes...things go wrong.   Roll Eyes

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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2009, 10:56 AM »

It's amazing how videos of people getting hurt doing stupid stunts are always guys. Wait, maybe it's not amazing, just normal. No wonder women live longer.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2009, 02:11 PM »

that is too funny .. way too funny Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2009, 05:15 PM »

I love how he hypes himself up in the beginning, then POW!

Poor sap, you could tell he never had a chance with that stance.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2009, 07:53 PM »

That one has been around a while. Was posted on the old forum. Still pretty funny. Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2009, 07:59 PM »

I hope that guy was OK and didn't put himself in a wheelchair when he hit that culvert
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2009, 11:02 PM »

Always thought that video was faked.  Despite the wind noise there doesn't appear to be any visual evidence of high wind.  The kite apparently acheives maximum height immediately (check the angle of the lines) and remains there despite the pilots inputs as he is tossed about.  And the added bonus of there being a pit with water directly downwind?  C'mon.
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2009, 12:31 AM »

A dude at my local field left in an ambulance today after a buggy jump gone wrong.  Lower-spinal injury, the ambos said.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2009, 12:57 AM »

Ouch...


Fingers crossed...

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« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2009, 04:15 PM »

A dude at my local field left in an ambulance today after a buggy jump gone wrong.  Lower-spinal injury, the ambos said.  Embarrassed
Jeez! That's bad. I thought the wind was too crazy for even traction stuff lately. It wasn't Nigel again - surely not?

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« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2009, 06:13 PM »

  Shocked Sad

pesky traction kites.

Hope it's not too serious, although spinal injuries of any sort..  Huh

A dude at my local field left in an ambulance today after a buggy jump gone wrong.  Lower-spinal injury, the ambos said.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2009, 07:57 AM »

an attempted sewer-cide?

Now that's funny.  Cheesy

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