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Old    T-Bag (nasty530)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-13-2007, 8:00 PM Reply   
anybody have an update? Any day, any time, any where, and it could be any one.... Makes me sit back and think. Keep fighting and the people that are close to him stay strong for him, he needs you people the most.
Old    hannah (cwbx993)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-13-2007, 8:06 PM Reply   
keep fighting colby!
Old    Taylor H (maliburider456)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-13-2007, 8:13 PM Reply   
keep in there colby and stay strong your in my prayers!
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-13-2007, 10:49 PM Reply   
Looking for updates; hang in there bro!
Old    Parker Leonard (sparkmonster)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-17-2007, 12:53 PM Reply   
any updates? hang in there
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       08-18-2007, 8:53 PM Reply   
Any Updates?

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Old    PAUL (pnichols)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-19-2007, 2:22 PM Reply   
Stay strong Colby......... Updates please
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-20-2007, 8:16 AM Reply   
Bump for updates and prayer...
Old    Jon (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       08-20-2007, 8:42 AM Reply   
It has been 2 months since this was first posted. Don't forget to donate a little if you can 2 months in the hospital is very expensive.

I to would love to hear an update.
Old    grant (grant_l_22)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-20-2007, 8:53 AM Reply   
stay strong
Old    Nick Bomar (the_nbomar)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-20-2007, 10:37 AM Reply   
As of this weekend at the local Dallas tournament all they said was that he was still in coma and fighting...Sorry I don't have any more news. I'm sure one of the local guys more involved will chime in once there is new news...
Old    "Midi" Papworth (midisteezy)      Join Date: May 2007       08-26-2007, 2:51 PM Reply   
Any new update on Colby?
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       09-01-2007, 4:10 PM Reply   
You are still in our thoughts Colby.
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Old    Bob (bob)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-04-2007, 11:49 PM Reply   
Bump, any updates
Old    Dennis (denwbaseball)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-11-2007, 5:38 AM Reply   
Updates??
Old    Marvin Harville (marvin)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-11-2007, 3:40 PM Reply   
Still in our thoughts hear in East Tennessee. Any updates? Hang in there with him guys, he and his family needs his boys.
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       09-11-2007, 4:38 PM Reply   
Yes, Yes, lets get some updates please.

Prayers are still with yah.
Old    jeff (face_plant)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-15-2007, 6:35 AM Reply   
just keeping the thread alive and wondering how he is doing.
Old    Ron (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       09-17-2007, 8:51 AM Reply   
Bump.
Old    Cory Ruiz (ruzy09)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-17-2007, 9:05 AM Reply   
Is the family still taking donations? I am praying for you!
Old    Parker Leonard (sparkmonster)      Join Date: Sep 2006       09-19-2007, 7:25 AM Reply   
still praying
Old    krystina (kryko)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-19-2007, 1:31 PM Reply   
your def in my prayers! both of you! its a tramatic expirience for all involved! i pray not only that he fully recovers but that all his friends and family stay strong because they all will pull through!
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       09-19-2007, 3:45 PM Reply   
Yah, anyone got an update. All this praying and very few updates.

Hang in there Colby!
Old    Ron (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       09-20-2007, 8:37 AM Reply   
I pulled the following off of dallas wakeboarding it's from August.

Hey gang. I'll head up the group if anybody wants to go. His mom called me today asking for prayer and encouraging us to come up. If you do go up, they may be moving him closer to the nurses station, so he might be in 521 or 523.

He had surgery today to put the skull plate back in. Pray that whatever is shorting out in there God would reconnect.
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-24-2007, 7:02 PM Reply   
Bro....We are still praying for you. God Bless.
Old    kim butler (chocolatecake)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-26-2007, 4:39 PM Reply   
I pray God will keep his hand on Coby and that he will recover completely. amen
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       09-29-2007, 7:37 PM Reply   
Anyone heard anything thing new about Colby? Are familys prayers are with you and your family.
Old    Tickle (showtime)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-04-2007, 9:30 AM Reply   
is his last name Sawyer? Did this have any thing to do w/ the bacteria in the water? Amoeba maybe? Seems there was a link on the web about it.. Didn't know if it was the same guy...
Old    Nick Farrell (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       10-04-2007, 10:17 AM Reply   
no, he got a concussion and slipped into a coma
Old    Daniel Kistler (fijidaniel)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-04-2007, 11:03 AM Reply   
Hey guys, this is the latest from the same questions from people here. This is from his friend who was with him during the accident...


Its not that we dont provide an update its just that theres no new news. Hes still in a coma and theres been no changes for the last month or so. its a matter of him waking up. But theres no change. Hes still got some fluid in his brain and still has problems with blood clots. There thinking about putting in a stint to filter out those but there waiting to see how things work out.


We're still praying.

(Message edited by fijidaniel on October 04, 2007)
Old    Tickle (showtime)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-04-2007, 11:39 AM Reply   
Thanks nick,

A friend that frequents this site just showed me a link/video from the local news in TX that showed where a boy (22yrs old named Colby Sawyer) that passed from wakeboarding in bacteria infested waters -- part of this Amoeba issue that is going around... Just trying to put 2 and 2 together..
Old    Daniel Kistler (fijidaniel)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-04-2007, 2:33 PM Reply   
Colby Sawyer was a guy from Lubbock that was killed from bacteria after being in LBJ Lake down by Austin.
Old    Clay Fraley (clay_fraley)      Join Date: Jul 2006       10-06-2007, 10:13 PM Reply   
I just saw this thread, and will def be in my prayers every night! cant wait to hear some good news! get well bro
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-07-2007, 11:31 AM Reply   
Still praying bro! Seems like I think about this thread every time I step in my bindings.
Old    Nick Harvey (dfwharvey)      Join Date: Mar 2006       10-14-2007, 11:11 AM Reply   
Here is the latest update:

It was pretty cool to see Colby out of his room. Keep praying for him because he's still in a coma. The awesome part is that he is doing so much better from the last time I saw him. His mom says that he is responding to things. They asked his where it hurts, and he consistently grunts for the same places. I get the feeling that he is aware of what is going on around him, he is just not able to connect with the outside world.

Keep praying for him everybody. Thanks.



http://www.dallaswakeboarding.com/index.php?option=com_forum&Itemid=26&page=viewtopi c&t=11503&highlight=
Old    Michael O (2007_x2)      Join Date: May 2007       10-14-2007, 11:46 AM Reply   
dude that is really go to hear im still praying for him and his family we are all try to do our part over here in norcal last night we had a fundraiser for him at Nor Cal Mastercraft we are all cheerong for him to get better. thanks for the update
Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       10-14-2007, 2:12 PM Reply   
Well a huge step in the right direction, hang in their Colby!
Old    Matt (loudsubz)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-14-2007, 2:22 PM Reply   
I just read this now but I feel so bad for the guy :-( My prayers are with him. I hope for the best, and a speedy recovery.
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       10-14-2007, 2:33 PM Reply   
keep fighting colby. god bless
Old    Ron (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-14-2007, 9:28 PM Reply   
Nice to have an update! Hope he continues to improve!

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