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worst skateboard fall you've ever taken

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by garcia_vega, Jul 19, 2001.

  1. garcia_vega

    garcia_vega Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 6, 2001 Messages: 2,931 Likes Received: 2
    i was reading that skaters unite post and it got me thinking about all my slams. my worst slam was trying to grind a 7 stair rail and it stuck. i landed on my face and broke my cheekbone. i kept spitting blood for 2 days so i went to the hospital and they said they might need to wire my skull back together, but i just never went back to the hospital after they said that.
     
  2. garcia_vega

    garcia_vega Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 6, 2001 Messages: 2,931 Likes Received: 2
    o yea, i also split my entire shin open from like 3 inches above my foot to right below my knee. that took a lot of stitches. also trying to grind a rail. i just don't try to grind rails anymore.
     
  3. tue skinny

    tue skinny Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 3, 2001 Messages: 4,781 Likes Received: 0
    i dont think ive ever taken a slam that hard
    damm that had to hurt
     
  4. curious george

    curious george Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2001 Messages: 1,359 Likes Received: 2
    tried to hop off my roof, landed, the truck on the front broke in half and i went headfirst into the bench on the porch.
     
  5. curious george

    curious george Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2001 Messages: 1,359 Likes Received: 2
    tried to hop off my roof, landed, the truck on the front broke in half and i went headfirst into the bench on the porch.

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  6. Remy Martin

    Remy Martin Guest

    did a really big ollie, fell wrong, broke arm in 4 places and chipped my elbow
     
  7. Gnes 37

    Gnes 37 Veteran Member

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 7,071 Likes Received: 2
    HA HA HA HA HA you ate shit i never fall!!!


    actually my worst is a 6 stair gap one foot on the board the other on the ground ...
    got a huge sprain..

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  8. deznatori

    deznatori Veteran Member

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 5,441 Likes Received: 0
    First time I met Tony Hawk I was doing backside smiths on this thigh high ledge and got a 3rd degree sprain in my ankle.
    Worst fall...I was rockin' pop shuvits down the 8 stairs infront of our middle school. well I landed it and my back foot was a little too off the board. Caught a toe on the ground and did the splits. Turned out I tore my MCL and strained all the other ligaments (ACL, Patella tendon, and the other minor ones) in one knee. Strained my MCL and Patella tendons in the other. This all 2 days before graduation. So now I have arthritis in my knee, lost about 4 and a half inches in vertical leap, and because of all the other ankle injuries I have arthritis in them too.
     
  9. TOE-FOO

    TOE-FOO New Jack

    Joined: May 10, 2001 Messages: 4 Likes Received: 0
    one day i was really fucking tired , i had like skated 4 hours that day , and for me , that was alot...anyways , slipped on a 5-0 , and fucked up my wrist .. sure its not the gnarliest thing ,but i coudnt jerk off for 2 months without it hurting
     
  10. one time I fell on the sidewalk and hit my head really bad...and a guy on a skateboard laughed at me than rode off leaving me in a puddle of my own blood and piss....
     
  11. Fox Mulder

    Fox Mulder 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Nov 23, 2000 Messages: 12,434 Likes Received: 85
    young republican, did your shoes fall off?
     
  12. uglyfe

    uglyfe Member

    Joined: Feb 19, 2001 Messages: 591 Likes Received: 0
    once i silver spooned and compounded my arm in two places breaking 3 bones total. both of the lower arm bones and the main upper bone. ow. i fall alot.
     
  13. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 10,006 Likes Received: 27
    I already wrote this in third rail, but here it is again:

    Last September I was boarding downtown and when I went to ollie a gap...Smack! I hit a small rock which stopped my board dead. Too bad I kept going. The first thing that hit the cement wa my left knee, followed by my left elbow and hand. I got up and felt fine; picked up my board. After walking a few steps my left knee was hurting. Somehow I got a freind to take me to the hospital and I ended up with a fractured patella. I was on crutches for 2 months and I couldn't paint. Life's a bitch.
     
  14. Harpo Marx

    Harpo Marx Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2001 Messages: 1,525 Likes Received: 3
    I've been lucky for the most part with my share of falls. The worst was when I strained my wrist (again it's not a big deal) I was going back down a quarter pipe blindly and my board stopped and i fell back and landed on my wrist.
     
  15. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    I did almost the same thing that -Rage- did, except when I landed, I was on my feet. I lost my balance and hyperextended my right knee. About a month after that, I fell down some stairs helping a friend move, and I twisted the same knee. That was about six months ago. I actually went skating the other day for the first time since I got hurt. My knee is still sore.

    -Al
    Not waving, but drowning.
     
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