Posted June 17, 2000 - 02:45 PM
So thoes of you that are complaining about a broken trailer or whatever you should feel lucky and be gratefull you arn't in this guys shoes.
Posted June 17, 2000 - 04:38 PM
Posted June 17, 2000 - 08:41 PM
Posted June 17, 2000 - 10:44 PM
Tis the greatest sport on earth
But alas, a most perilous one
Beware its titillation
A Lethean tonic to some
Of its risk we forget
Full throttle cocked on
Because what is life
If you can’t get it on
Y'all give your support to a fallen man
And for this I must shake your hand
Your thoughts and prayers will give him strength
And on his feet Ray’s friend will land
And you take care too
My friend Ray Lebreton
My thoughts are with your friend
His life WILL go on
Posted June 18, 2000 - 02:55 PM
I am truly sorry about your friend. John from Granite Bay, good for you.
Ray, you are right. I too am guilty of sometimes complaining about trivial things. Your friend must be suffering something that is as real as it gets. Something that we all bare down deep and always wish upon nobody. But, unfortunately, this is something we deal with daily. It is not the bike as it is not the gun. Unfortunate accidents happen to us all daily. In some cases, life altering.
I think all that read this need to contemplate the risks involved in this sport and understand that we are all mortal and that what effects us, effects those we love.
Ray, my ankle was infected once and I was lucky to get to the doctors in time otherwise I may also have lost it. There are things that can be done. if not in your area, I am, certain that I can refer a doctor from San Francisco that helped me out. Just let me know and I will track him down.
Good thoughts goto your friend.
Posted June 19, 2000 - 05:07 PM
What a bummer! I hope this has a happy ending. I assume you're in Canada. Do you have disability insurance there?