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Leatt: Straight talk about neck braces

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Leatt: Straight talk about neck braces · Safety

We are beginning to see some very helpful information regarding neck brace testing from Leatt. We need to see more of this, from all the manufacturers, as well as some useful certification standards.  

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Don’t make my mistake with your back injury

May 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Don’t make my mistake with your back injury · Fitness and Health

I broke my lower back (T11, T12, L1) about 10 years ago in an auto accident. Thanks to a mis-diagnosis by the rent-a-doc at the local two-bit trauma center and my own stubborness and stupidity, I did not get proper medical treatment for more than six (6) months and was left with a permanently damaged […]

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Red Bull Big Limits New Years Eve

December 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Red Bull Big Limits New Years Eve · Events

360° backflip in a truck is just not a good idea. Last week we noted that offroad truck racer Rhys Millen was going to try and backflip a truck as part of the Red Bull No Limits New Year’s Eve spectacular. Practice didn’t go so well. From Rhys Millen, in the hospital… After successfully landing […]

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5-time World MX Champion Jobe injured

December 19th, 2007 · Comments Off on 5-time World MX Champion Jobe injured · Profiles in Riding, Racing, Vintage

motoverte.com is reporting that 5-time FIM MX World Champion Georges Jobe was seriously injured during a ride with friends in Dubai. According to Belgian newspaper reports Jobe suffered a spinal cord injury that has left him with weakness on his right side. Our wishes for a positive diagnosis and full recovery go out to the […]

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The cost of inner conflict

August 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on The cost of inner conflict · Politics of Riding, Safety

On Aug. 12, 1978 Darryl Stingley, a wide receiver for the NFL’s New England Patriots, was leaping for a pass he had no chance of catching. Stingley was airborne, his body almost parallel to the ground, arms outstretched. Jack Tatum, a defensive back for the Oakland Raiders, was running at full speed toward Stingley. Tatum launched […]

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