Posts Tagged: ACTION SPORTS

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SKATEBOARDER’S HEAD VERSUS FIRE HYDRANT

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There's not too much I can really add that isn't covered in the headline, but I will add two small pieces of commentary: (1) Orff's "Carmina Burana" is a glorious change of pace from the rap-metal most of these videos are set to, and (2) No parent should ever name their son Nigel unless they expect him to grow up gay, or British, or gay and British.

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BMX STUNTS ARE PERFECTLY SAFE

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In my profession, I've seen a lot of idiots ruin their faces attempting stupid stunts, and this one has to crack the top five in terms of gruesome results.

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LET’S JUST GET THIS OUT OF THE WAY

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I originally <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=1421" target="_self">posted this video over two years ago</a>, but right now a lot of sports blogs do this thing where they take videos that have been around for ages and present them like they're brand new (see <a href="http://deadspin.com/5084159/university-of-georgia-girl-vs-bathroom-stall--the-final-conflict" target="_blank">here</a> and <a href="http://deadspin.com/5096049/afternoon-blogdome-ram-it-all-night" target="_blank">here</a>), so I figured it's worth revisiting the story of Aaron Fotheringham, especially considering the <a href="http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article1964429.ece" target="_blank">Sun U.K</a>.

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BIKE STUNTS: STILL NOT SAFE

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I got off to a pretty bad start today.

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BODY BOARDING IS DANGEROUS

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It takes a certain amount of skill, when a person slips and falls backwards, to rotate 180 degrees in the air in order to make sure you do a face plant for the camera.

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EVEN MORE EXXXTREME TO THE MAXXXEST!

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You know, I've always enjoyed the dangerous, freewheeling antics of BMX riders, but I've always felt that that particular extreme sport just isn't quite, well, extreme enough.

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GOD BLESS AMERICA

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I get chills just thinking about how wondrous this video is.

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BMX STUNTS STILL PERFECTLY SAFE

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Has anyone ever been to a skate park before.

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SNOWBOARDING IS BAD FOR BYSTANDERS

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In retrospect, perhaps filming the TV segment at the bottom of the terrain park wasn't wisest decision.

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MOTORCYCLE RACING IS DANGEROUS

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Several dozen people were racing motorcycles at 140 mph on a track in Rome with tight turns, and shockingly, two people -- Max Biaggi and Kenan Sufuolu -- bumped into each other.

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‘WATCH WHERE YOU’RE JUMPING’

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At this point in the history of With Leather, I've seen enough face plants to declare myself America's leading expert on the phenomenon.

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SKATEBOARDING IS BETTER WITHOUT A HELMET

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You know that Family Guy scene where <a href="http://thatvideosite.com/view/516.html">Peter trips and hurts his knee</a>.

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BMX IS DANGEROUS

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Your choices for With Leather consumption this morning are (A) waiting half an hour while I fight off a hangover to write a dull recap of baseball games and tennis matches I didn't watch and don't particularly care about, or (B) watching this kid destroy his face.

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SKATEBOARDERS ARE DETERMINED

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You have to be impressed by this kid.

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I CAN’T BELIEVE THIS DIDN’T WORK

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This guy's idea to skateboard down a flaming rock with his gasoline-doused pants on fire seemed so solid in the planning stages.

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GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS

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The bad news is that David Beckham, who you already don't like because he's British and lives in LA and plays soccer and is married to a Spice Girl, will be the <a href="http://unprofessionalfoul.blogspot.com/2008/08/becks-on-broadway.html" target="_blank">centerpiece of a new musical</a> that may or may not ever come to fruition.

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MOTOCROSS IS BAD FOR YOUR SPINE

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Here's a motocross face-plant/spinal column crushing.

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‘IT’S JUST A NOSE BLEED’

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At first glimpse this mountain biking face plant doesn't appear to be that spectacular.


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