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Old 02-10-2013, 01:13 AM   #13 (permalink)
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First time I ever went out, many moons ago, the best thing I learned was that it was better to fall backwards than forward. Falling downhill on your face feels like your brain's getting rattled around. I guess it is, really.

Worst fall I've had since I picked it back up last year was a tomahawk in heavy spring corn that at first I thought had dislocated my shoulder. Took a minute to gather my brain back up and realize that I hadn't lost or busted anything in the crash. Last run of the season, too.
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