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 06/06/2021 12:47 PM
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ww

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YouTube This young, athlete had a hard landing on a middling size wave, nothing special. Broke both lower leg bones, one penetrating the skin, assorted damage to ankle. Will walk again in two months. Thursday at the Newport Wedge. I put some stills from the video down at the bottom.

Edited: 06/08/2021 at 09:48 AM by ww
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Cole

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Good and bad timing on your part.

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 06/07/2021 05:03 AM
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I'm always surprised that doesn't happen every day there.

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 06/07/2021 09:15 AM
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KP

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Originally posted by: johnnyboy

I'm always surprised that doesn't happen every day there.


I CONCUR!! With all that carnage each and every swell it is amazing so many make it out unscathed!

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 06/07/2021 10:27 AM
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THEY say, that on big days, one can see the bay, over the tops of the houses, from the line up.
 06/08/2021 09:32 AM
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ww

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    I wouldn't be surprised. The last huge swell at a high tide, July 4 last year, caused a lot of flooding
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Edited: 06/08/2021 at 09:43 AM by ww
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ww

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Getting ready to go up the off ramp
Up the ramp
Air
      Yellow VS board is Craig Whetter, who was really busy.
    Takeoff that didn't go anywhere
    This was a productive wave.


Edited: 06/08/2021 at 06:24 PM by ww
 06/08/2021 09:59 PM
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ww

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    Recent crop from a large image. I'm surprised at what you can get out of a small-sensor compact camera. Craig Whitten again. He's local, knows Wedge extremely well, seems to be getting a big reputation in the small world of US bodyboarding.


Edited: 06/11/2021 at 08:15 PM by ww
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