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wallyworld 06-07-2006 7:50 PM

<a href="http://www.sltrib.com/utah/ci_3907503" target="_blank">http://www.sltrib.com/utah/ci_3907503</a> <BR> <BR>I saw someone get really jacked up the other day too

parkcityxj 06-07-2006 8:00 PM

We saw somebody get knocked out on one on Sunday. They were catching air 10-15 feet, they were pulling into the crosswind and the thing went upside down and piled drived the person.. I looked like somebody took a frying pan to an ant. The person was obviously knocked out (despite a helmet) and two people jumped in the water to pull them in. They hung out for about 20 min, then took off.

badbob13ftw 06-07-2006 8:01 PM

ive seen those things b4 ... they look naaaaaaaasty ;) <BR>

pittsy 06-07-2006 8:39 PM

there have been so many injuries and a couple of deaths already this year!

attila916 06-07-2006 9:06 PM

That's one extreme thing (I would not call it a sport) I will pass on. <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/crazy.gif" border=0>

cp3 06-07-2006 9:33 PM

Wakeboarding is just about as dangerous but people just get hurt so often that no one reports it like they do with the tubes. Kitetubes will get to that point, I think. If they arent banned first.

skeetersky13 07-14-2006 4:04 PM

they are now banned, actually on july 12th they were. guess it didnt last too long.

kingskrew 07-15-2006 4:54 PM

I'm pretty sure they were just voluntarily recalled per the manufacturer, not banned. <BR> <BR>-Steve


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