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Old 05-02-03, 08:02 AM   #1
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So, you think you're a tough mountain biker??

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Old 05-02-03, 09:34 AM   #2
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Damn, that's hardcore!
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That is hardcore just like a beaver chewing it's leg off to escape a trap.More power to him and his recovery.
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From the sound of it, I doubt it'll slow him down. If it were a leg it might complicate things, but I bet he'll be back at it as soon as everything heals
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Dil,

There is a guy on the shore with a missing forearm. They designed a special proostetic for him to still ride. He does a number of the manmade stuff including drops even without his arm. So you are correct I am sure this guy will be back. Kudos to him, I am not sure what I would do. But then again I would never be in that situation. Now thats toughness
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Holy sh*t, just thinking about it hurts. Good luck to him.
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There is no better place to loose an arm. "The Maze" is an amazing place to hike.
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I've biked with a guy with one leg and he kicked my butt hardcore. Sometimes when you have a challenge to overcome it makes you that much better at the sport.
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That is amazing....having the balls to cut off your own arm..
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Damn. Just... damn! That guy's a badass no matter how you look at it. Ranks right up there with the guy in Florida that wrestled the 7-foot shark onshore after it attacked his nephew and helped park rangers get the boy's arm back from the shark. Actually, I dunno, I think this latest guy tops it...
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damn ... I guess no matter how skilled you are, it's always wise to bring someone along.
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A great follow-up story: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...imber_s_choice
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A great follow-up story: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...imber_s_choice
ThanX for the link, Joe. It's an awe inspiring story.
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