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Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       05-05-2008, 3:28 PM Reply   
Just curious I haven't heard anything in a while and hoping to hear some good news
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-05-2008, 5:30 PM Reply   
Good call man. I'd like to know too.
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       05-05-2008, 6:20 PM Reply   
uhhh yeah...I've asked before, but never got a response


BUMP!
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       05-05-2008, 7:54 PM Reply   
no doubt
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       05-05-2008, 8:56 PM Reply   
Bump
Old    Garret Schmidt (garret_s)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-05-2008, 10:53 PM Reply   
I would like to know as well.
Old    Gene Williams (gene3x)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-06-2008, 5:33 AM Reply   
He is in a long term facility just south of Fort Worth and has not had much more than minimal response for quite awhile now. This is from talking and riding first hand with guys that rode with him.
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       05-06-2008, 6:41 AM Reply   
damn that really sucks I was hoping to hear some good news about him Every time I strap on my board I wonder how he's doing
Old    wake_addict (radikal)      Join Date: Feb 2004       05-06-2008, 1:23 PM Reply   
i am french so its hard to understand.

so this mean now he is awake and he talk a bit ???
Old    Nathan Zirbel (zirb3l)      Join Date: Jan 2008       05-06-2008, 1:26 PM Reply   
maybe i wasnt around, but what happened?
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       05-06-2008, 1:34 PM Reply   
Radikal, that means he's not talking that much if it all, but is awake I think.

Nathan, Colby got some kind of brain injury wakeboarding and was in a coma for a long time.
Old    John Gardner (roverjohn)      Join Date: Dec 2007       05-06-2008, 1:36 PM Reply   
No, it means that people who are talking are saying that he is only showing minimal response, if any, which I fear is not good news at all. Minimal response in the world of brain injuries is really not much but you never know because sometimes people just get better for seemingly no reason. Let's hope this is the case with Colby.
Old    Gene Williams (gene3x)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-06-2008, 2:37 PM Reply   
I was told that he moans and responds to touch and words as though he can hear you but cannot talk or form any real communication.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       05-06-2008, 3:19 PM Reply   
Yes Gene, I just had his Physical therapists come into my shop about 5 mins ago and she said, he moans and trys to communicate, with facial expressions and such and is getting to a point where he is able to support most of his weight with just a little help.
She said she works with him everyday on her own time and said with brian injuries, you just never know, sometimes they just all of a sudden snap out of it over night and sometimes they stay the same forever.
Keep the Prayers coming for Colby and his family!!
Old    mendo247            05-06-2008, 3:21 PM Reply   
Thanks for the update. Good luck Colby.
Old    Dave (knarbar)      Join Date: Nov 2006       05-06-2008, 3:43 PM Reply   
Good luck and god bless colby
Old    Jesse Johnston (watersnake)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-06-2008, 7:25 PM Reply   
Hope all the best wishes get to him, keep fighting Colby.
Old    Arun Frances (poon)      Join Date: Dec 2001       05-06-2008, 11:27 PM Reply   
Pray for Colby!
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       05-07-2008, 6:04 AM Reply   
Jeff, thanks for the update.

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