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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Lucky Al » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:17 pm

i guess it's like that in boxing and the martial arts as well. but not many other sports put fear on display as much do they.

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Lucky Al » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:57 pm

Damn, poor Filipe! I really feel for that guy. He"s cross-eyed like me. We cross-eyed guys gotta stick together! Illawarra Scholastics, 1984, Sandon Point: the Point was pumping. And I didn't even catch a wave in my heat. Filipe, I'm with you in spirit.

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Lucky Al » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:59 pm

There was emotion in that post like you wouldn't believe.

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:39 am

I was in a contest at Phillip Island when I didn’t catch a wave in my heat. Mainly because it took me most of the heat to make it out the back.
Made it back in just as the next heat ended
Still didn’t come last lol
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:39 am

But the helmets!
Why is nobody talking about the helmets??
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by steve shearer » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:44 am

what about 'em?
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:49 am

Should they be compulsory at Tahiti and Pipe?
These are professionals what happens when one dies in a contest?
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by steve shearer » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:54 am

people die in sporting events all the time.
professionals.
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Slobadan Madicubich » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:15 am

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:16 am

Serves em right the cnuts
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Trev » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:19 am

steve shearer wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:54 am
people die in sporting events all the time.
professionals.
Yes they do but "duty of care" comes into it these days.
Look at the HIA rule in NRL.
And ongoing upgrades of safety features in F1 and all levels of motor sport.
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by steve shearer » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:24 am

yeah, you may well be right there Trev.

surfing is inherently risky etc etc .


but maybe change is afoot.
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:40 am

Would be strange if someone dies in the tub
Sucked into the sled or something
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Nick Carroll » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:00 pm

The Mighty Sunbird wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:49 am
Should they be compulsory at Tahiti and Pipe?
These are professionals what happens when one dies in a contest?
Nobody has ever died during a professional surfing contest.

Indeed the list of serious injuries in competition is pretty small.

People get badly hurt and occasionally die while surfing, but not during competition.

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Yuke Hunt » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:02 pm

If thats the case. there certainly needs to be an investigation.
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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Lucky Al » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:14 pm

This issue really does need to investigated and hashed out. I say we form a committee and nominate Yuke Hunt to chair!

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Beanpole » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:15 pm

Wasn't Mark Foo in a comp at Mavericks when he drowned?

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Re: TAHITI PRO 2019

Post by Lucky Al » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:17 pm

Mmm I can already smell the coffee brewing at morning session!

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