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Old 09-27-07, 06:58 PM   #1
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If you're gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough

If you fall down, you gotta get back up! Well, i have ended up on my back for my past three consecutive rides. None have been very bad falls. Just a cut up elbow and a scraped up knee. I don't even need new gloves or anything. I have gone the entire spring abd summer without falling and sure enough, come november i've ended up eating it three rides in a row. what's the deal? I think i'm just taking my turns too fast. But taking turns fast is so much fun. Unfortunately, i think it's something i need to get better at... Maybe i'm just getting tired. I've been thinking about the ski season lately. I've even been ebaying for a new board... Anyways, eating dirt isn't so bad. Humbling experiences are good for the soul. Happy (and safe) fall riding to all!
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If you fall down, you gotta get back up! Well, i have ended up on my back for my past three consecutive rides. None have been very bad falls. Just a cut up elbow and a scraped up knee. I don't even need new gloves or anything. I have gone the entire spring abd summer without falling and sure enough, come november i've ended up eating it three rides in a row. what's the deal? I think i'm just taking my turns too fast. But taking turns fast is so much fun. Unfortunately, i think it's something i need to get better at... Maybe i'm just getting tired. I've been thinking about the ski season lately. I've even been ebaying for a new board... Anyways, eating dirt isn't so bad. Humbling experiences are good for the soul. Happy (and safe) fall riding to all!
ummm...good for you?
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I took a good one today. Just a scraped knee and a little confusion, but it keeps you honest.
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If you fall down, you gotta get back up! Well, i have ended up on my back for my past three consecutive rides. None have been very bad falls. Just a cut up elbow and a scraped up knee. I don't even need new gloves or anything. I have gone the entire spring abd summer without falling and sure enough, come november i've ended up eating it three rides in a row. what's the deal? I think i'm just taking my turns too fast. But taking turns fast is so much fun. Unfortunately, i think it's something i need to get better at... Maybe i'm just getting tired. I've been thinking about the ski season lately. I've even been ebaying for a new board... Anyways, eating dirt isn't so bad. Humbling experiences are good for the soul. Happy (and safe) fall riding to all!
You may have gotten a concussion on your last fall. It isn't November yet.
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yeah, i noticed that to.
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If you fall down, you gotta get back up! Well, i have ended up on my back for my past three consecutive rides. None have been very bad falls. Just a cut up elbow and a scraped up knee. I don't even need new gloves or anything. I have gone the entire spring abd summer without falling and sure enough, come november i've ended up eating it three rides in a row. what's the deal? I think i'm just taking my turns too fast. But taking turns fast is so much fun. Unfortunately, i think it's something i need to get better at... Maybe i'm just getting tired. I've been thinking about the ski season lately. I've even been ebaying for a new board... Anyways, eating dirt isn't so bad. Humbling experiences are good for the soul. Happy (and safe) fall riding to all!
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yeah. i'm getting ahead of myself. i guess i just really want the snow season to start. oh well. fall is nice and i'm happy it's september. if any carnage happens today, i'll post a pic. but for my sake i hope i have nothing to post. anyways, pretty sweet blog.
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Ben, you are thinking snow and falling three times in a row? This does not bode well for boarding does it?
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