Monday, August 6, 2007

Hellacious X-Games wipeout

I'm sure most of you have seen the following video by now, but I'll put it up anyway. Some friends and I were eating ribs at a restaurant here in Portland this past Thursday, pausing between bites to glance up at the TV, which was showing the X-Games on ESPN. All of a sudden, we witnessed one of the most insane wipeouts any of us had ever seen--Jake Brown, a skateboarder from Australia, lost control of his board after launching up the top of a ramp. It was really crazy, and looked BAD. One of our group--a skateboarder, as it happens--said "man, I hope he lives so that I can see that replay." That's how bad it looked. Without further ado, here's the video: