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(Mpora)   Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sport: the thrill of victory...and the agony of defeat. Except this time on a mountain bike   (mpora.com) divider line
    More: Vintage, 2007 singles, Courage, mountain biker Johannes Fischbach, ballsy 140-metre ski jump crash, enough time, utmost respect, serious injuries, part of the way  
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642 clicks; posted to Sports » on 05 Jun 2020 at 2:50 PM (4 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-06-05 2:57:33 PM  
Who else hears that theme music in their heads when reading those words?
 
2020-06-05 3:03:08 PM  
So the physics in Excitebike were dead on then? 
Can't land on the front wheel. 
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2020-06-05 3:04:51 PM  
He's fine, except for the concussion.
 
2020-06-05 3:46:42 PM  
That was much more underwhelming than I expected
 
2020-06-05 3:51:11 PM  
Going downhill on a mountain bike? Keep your weight over the back tire - they teach you that on day 1.
 
2020-06-05 4:00:51 PM  
Coincidentally, just today I was watching one of those crazy urban downhill racing videos and found myself wondering what kind of bikes those guys ride (and how much they cost). I'm amazed by how durable they must be and the level of trust those riders have in their equipment when they fly down steep stairways, etc.

Insane Urban DH Mountain Bike POV - Red Bull Valparaiso Cerro Abajo 2015
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2020-06-05 4:04:44 PM  
I would think that most mountain bikes would shatter on the landing.
 
2020-06-05 4:05:45 PM  
Vinko Bogataj says "Držite moje pivo in gledam to".
 
2020-06-05 4:27:10 PM  
If you listen carefully on the replay you can hear him swearing in two different languages...
 
2020-06-05 6:20:09 PM  

FrancoFile: Who else hears that theme music in their heads when reading those words?


o/
 
2020-06-05 7:12:10 PM  

bionicjoe: So the physics in Excitebike were dead on then? 
Can't land on the front wheel. 
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Being able to make your own tracks on that was awesome. What a great game for the time it came out.
 
2020-06-05 7:36:34 PM  
heh that jump is basic every 12 year old boy's dream bike jump and every parent's nightmare.
 
2020-06-06 8:30:05 AM  
The human drama of athletic competition...

THIS

IS

ABC'S

Wide World of Sports!
 
2020-06-06 12:55:44 PM  

FrancoFile: Who else hears that theme music in their heads when reading those words?


And hearing Jim McKay's voice too.
 
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