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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 10:43 AM Thread Starter
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This is insane, biggest vert slam in history I think


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post #2 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 10:48 AM
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I happened to be flipping through channels and caught it. Thought is was a replay until I realized it was live. When he hit his shoes just explode off his feet.


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post #3 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 10:58 AM
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yeah they replayed it a bunch of times at the bar last night.. CRAZY!!

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I saw it live...I actually thought the guy might be dead.
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i was wondering when this one would show up on here. dude that was insane. i couldn`t imagine a fall from that height. that sh-t looked brutal. and he walked off. that`s one tough mf

another reason to respect the aussie`s

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post #8 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 11:13 AM
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Ouch!


Here is that jump from above


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post #9 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 12:49 PM
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post #10 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 12:55 PM
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Yeah, that was scary. I wonder how far he fell? He was 15' above the ramp at his peak height. I'd say he fell at least 30 feet. After that I had this fear that the amateur who was going to try the double back-flip was going to die on live TV.

That'll happen eventually with X-Games. They'll keep pushing it to the "extreme" until some 20 year old kills himself.
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i think they said it was between 40 and 50 feet

Operating a motorcycle. So easy, even a caveman can do it. Knowing how to ride? Priceless.

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Yea that was an insane drop.. Anyone do a follow up on him? I bet his back is jacked up now that the adrenaline is gone!
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Apparently has ligament damage, but to what ligament they did not say. I can't believe he didn't break anything.

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i`m sure that tailbone is gone

Operating a motorcycle. So easy, even a caveman can do it. Knowing how to ride? Priceless.

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Thank God that the ramp had some give. Can you imagine if were made of steel or concrete? That 720 over the gap was incredible though.
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Yea that was an insane drop.. Anyone do a follow up on him? I bet his back is jacked up now that the adrenaline is gone!
I think Burnquist followed him up and won

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post #18 of 32 (permalink) Old 08-03-2007, 01:54 PM
 
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That drop was amazing like 25 feet he looked like a car in mid air turning himself around to hit on his back. Just saw it at the bar I was at for lunch.
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Drop was much farther than 25 feet. Closer to 50ft really. He was 15ft out of the ramp that is 25-30 feet tall to begin with.

I can't believe his heels aren't shattered.
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Yeah, that was scary. I wonder how far he fell? He was 15' above the ramp at his peak height. I'd say he fell at least 30 feet. After that I had this fear that the amateur who was going to try the double back-flip was going to die on live TV.

That'll happen eventually with X-Games. They'll keep pushing it to the "extreme" until some 20 year old kills himself.
I thought someone already died during the X-Games? It was years ago when someone was on the half pipe. He came down and broke his back on the corner of the ramp. I could be thinking of a different contest though.
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That was nuts! His shoes exploded off his feet...
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yeah I am glad the guy was ok but dang that crap with the shoes was funny. I cut to that section of the video and watched it like ten times I was dying.
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Wow...bet he wasn't walking so well the next day!!

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That was crazy. The shoes went flying! Let that be a lesson to squids.

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Wow...bet he wasn't walking so well the next day!!

hell he`s probably not even out of bed today. afterall he is 32.

Operating a motorcycle. So easy, even a caveman can do it. Knowing how to ride? Priceless.

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I thought for sure he was either dead or seriously injured (paralyzed at the minimum). One tough Aussie!

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they just went over this guy's condition on the current X-Games coverage: contused liver is the worst of it, unfreakingbelievable. Said he was more concerned that he didn't land the trick and lost the gold
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I saw this last night and Dam that fall was bad. I thought he was done. Good thing he was able to walk after landing the way he did.
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they just went over this guy's condition on the current X-Games coverage: contused liver is the worst of it, unfreakingbelievable. Said he was more concerned that he didn't land the trick and lost the gold
Also hairline vertebra fracture and some internal bleeding. He said he plans to be back on the board in a week!

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