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kyle_L 06-24-2010 6:24 AM

Brad Smeele - Blown Knee Video
It's crazy watching this seemingly normal set knowing that there is going to be the impending doom of him blowing his knee. I thought it was on the 10, but i was wrong...

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gknott 06-24-2010 7:30 AM

Hurts me to watch. I think Im done wakeboarding.

bhyatt_ohp 06-24-2010 7:35 AM

Been there, done that and hope it never happens again. Would never wish a blown knee on anyone. Absolutely a horribly painful thing. The injury itself, surgery and rehab are all a bia.

hyperlite 06-24-2010 7:52 AM

no fun

bennn 06-24-2010 7:17 PM

i can't believe all the fluid drained out of that knee

kyle_L 06-24-2010 8:05 PM

that is the drain post surgery removing the blood from the surgery. that wasn't much at all. now the lady who took out the drain did an AWFUL job. It is supposed to be one fast motion, pain free, unlike how she did it.

cheesydog 06-24-2010 9:15 PM

that made me ill.. every wakeboarders nightmare. Hope he gets back on the water soon as possible

k9fxr 06-24-2010 9:21 PM

Thumb ring on the nurse, never a good thing.
My knee was tapped after about 5d, relieved alot of pressure and pain

kwipp 06-25-2010 11:16 AM

Thats hard to watch.

brad_smeele 06-25-2010 1:48 PM

Yeah it was not much fun to be honest... the injury itself didnt hurt all that much but the rehab process was grueling.
Thanks for the support.. I am now back on the water and working my way back to riding at 100%, keep an eye on bradsmeele.com for all updates, videos, photos, blogs etc..

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