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Old    Rob Flaherty (mc_x15)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-22-2010, 6:26 AM Reply   
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worl...ck-couple.html

Not sure if its photoshopped. Looks pretty real
Old    Paul Strahm (jps912)      Join Date: Jun 2007       07-22-2010, 7:25 AM Reply   
On yahoo they had pictures of the boat afterwards
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http://d.yimg.com/a/p/net/20100721/capt.83463fcdcfa082d3ff92cd00301ac2b9.jpeg?x=400&y=254&q=85&sig=X.TxebqWY6zE1isJ66LtWQ--[/IMG][/IMG]
Old    Brett Lockwood (Brett24ve)      Join Date: Mar 2010       07-22-2010, 8:08 AM Reply   
no. its real. You can find the aftermath pictures all over the web. No one was hurt but the whale destroyed the sailboat. Snapped the mast and crushed everything up top.
Old    Justin Ward (JDubs)      Join Date: Mar 2010       07-22-2010, 9:40 AM Reply   
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say that in a few days or so they will be reporting on the news that this whole thing was a hoax. Who knows though, crazy things happen. Its just rare that someone is there waiting with a camera.

Look at the guy in the boat. Either its photoshopped or he has the slowest reaction time of anyone in the sailing world. I mean I'm sure you could have heard that thing coming out of the water also. He is still looking straight ahead.
Old    Tim (srock)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-22-2010, 2:51 PM Reply   
They reported it on World News Tonight. The article said there was flesh stuck to the boat. Delivered endangered species sushi delivered to the boat.
Old    Chris (crosenhahn)      Join Date: Feb 2008       07-22-2010, 3:13 PM Reply   
I say photo-shopped... the boat looks strange to me in the pic when the whale is jumping...Looks as though there is already damage to that side of the boat and they covered over it.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-22-2010, 3:19 PM Reply   
It was also on the Today Show this morning and they too validated the picture...I will say that it is odd that there was someone there waiting with a camera.
Old    Justin Ward (JDubs)      Join Date: Mar 2010       07-22-2010, 7:32 PM Reply   
Are you guys saying that the media is always right and never fooled by anyone?
Old    Tim (srock)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-23-2010, 12:40 PM Reply   
Why is the after shot so crappy
Old    Matthew Bird (ldr)      Join Date: Nov 2002       07-23-2010, 12:44 PM Reply   
They now have a video, my coworker just showed me, definately not photo-shopped.
Old    Bruizza (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       07-23-2010, 1:05 PM Reply   
Apparently there was a tourist boat that behind them that took the picture. Since it is prime whale watching season in the area that this happened I think it is totally plausible.
Old    Neil (huh01)      Join Date: Nov 2005       07-23-2010, 2:20 PM Reply   
Here's the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRbFZBczZjY
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-23-2010, 2:31 PM Reply   
While I think its creadible, that video makes it look less so.
Old    Tyler Smith (smitty1258)      Join Date: Jun 2009       07-23-2010, 8:17 PM Reply   
that video is horrid. I dont think the video adds any credibility to this story.
Old    Justin Ward (JDubs)      Join Date: Mar 2010       07-23-2010, 8:52 PM Reply   
The video looks more fake than the pics

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