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The Good - The Bad - The Krista

HortonHorton Posts: 29,117 Administrator
edited August 2011 in Videos, Photos & Media



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  • WishWish Posts: 8,047 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    WOW!!! tough and beautiful. Geeeez!! :-)
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 6,021 Mega Baller
    That was a nasty crash and a gutsy third jump. Nice job.
    Mark Shaffer
  • animalanimal Posts: 93 Baller

    And keep in mind that the third jump won W1 nationals by 12 feet!
  • HortonHorton Posts: 29,117 Administrator
    With broken ribs

     

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  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 6,021 Mega Baller
    I saw the balk on the first jump so I knew the third jump was to win and I also saw that she broke a rib. That is crazy. Watching that reminds me of why I don't jump.
    Mark Shaffer
  • Than_BoganThan_Bogan Posts: 6,631 Mega Baller
    Yep -- All three of the videos/pictures tell the same story: It's better to watch this event than to do it.
    Nathaniel Bogan -- GUT Padawan
  • ForrestGumpForrestGump Posts: 6,108
    The 2nd video proves one thing. Krista is a baller. And more man than some of us here. I'd probably still be crying for momma. LOL
    Shane "Crash" Hill

  • WishWish Posts: 8,047 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    I cried "momma" just watching it.
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • KelvinKelvin Posts: 1,202 Mega Baller
    Women jumpers are the toughest people I know. First there was Alex winning collegiate nationals on her third jump with a broken wrist, dislocated shoulder and a large cut on her head. Now there's Krista falling right in line with the broken ribs.
    Kelvin Kelm, Lakes of Katy, Katy Texas
  • GAJ0004GAJ0004 Posts: 1,095 Baller
    No more crashing Krista! That hurts just to watch.. I never took up jumping because everyone who does it gets hurt. The season in PA is just too short to risk injury, but then again I should not talk since I kneeboard and barefoot in place of jumping. I can definitely understand why people do it. It has to be a major adrenaline rush to fly through the air like that. I have been told approaching the ramp feels like you are skiing into a wall.
    Gary Janzig Streetsboro Ohio, skis at Lake Latonka, Mercer Pennsylvania slalom,trick,kneeboard,barefoot
  • konakona Posts: 529 Baller
    NAILS !! as in tough as.
    Bob Boyle - I am my girls father
  • cwillygoodcwillygood Posts: 195 Baller
    shes taken some good ones, pretty tough
  • HortonHorton Posts: 29,117 Administrator
    I keep telling here "Binding Side Up" but she has a thing for paramedics.

     

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  • ForrestGumpForrestGump Posts: 6,108
    When I was racing cars, the saying was "keep the shiny side up." But we still had the same people always on their lid. LOL
    Shane "Crash" Hill

  • HortonHorton Posts: 29,117 Administrator
    Krista is kinda shiny I guess

     

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  • DWDW Posts: 2,162 Mega Baller
    Shane, 80% of accidents on the track involve 20% of the drivers, even worse for highway statistics.
    "When in doubt, gas it".
  • The_Kritter is a badass!
    Am I a jumper that wants to be a slalom skier? Or a slalom skier that wants to be a jumper?
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