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Cole Thompson Crash at Washougal

cougar1

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7/23/2012 5:20 PM

cougar1

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7/23/2012 5:20 PM

Sorry I cant figure out how to imbed videos lol

therealjonon

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7/23/2012 5:22 PM

wow that whipped him quick! what is his status??

Scott167

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7/23/2012 5:30 PM

wow thats a digger. guy on the honda nearly ran him over. hes very lucky

Sandberm

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7/23/2012 5:45 PM

Looks like he got his boot caught in the footpeg too. Looked painful.

tobz

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7/23/2012 5:45 PM

Goes to show how quick those guys are moving, everything looks fairly mellow until they hit the ground, then it puts shit in perspective!

NATEP231

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7/23/2012 5:50 PM

it honestly looks like hit never hit the ground during the flip

slipdog

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7/23/2012 5:57 PM

The Honda that came down right before him hit the same bump but didn't tuck the front wheel.

"Since people needed them shrimps for shrimp cocktails and BBQ's and all, and we were the only boat left standing... Bubba Gump Shrimp is what they got!"

slipdog

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7/23/2012 6:00 PM

cougar1 wrote: Sorry I cant figure out how to imbed videos lol

On youtube click the share button under the video, when it opens the id box click the embed box and copy and paste the code and you'll be good.

"Since people needed them shrimps for shrimp cocktails and BBQ's and all, and we were the only boat left standing... Bubba Gump Shrimp is what they got!"

jeffro503

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7/23/2012 6:52 PM

That could have been soooo much worse! Glad he is going to be ok. I did the same thing on memorial day , 3rd gear pinned on my 450.....cart wheeled about 80' with the bike. Tried to tuck and roll to my left side.....but I don't bounce like these younger guys......I felt like a bag a sticks.

And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Jay.










stash124

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7/23/2012 7:01 PM

Are you 100% sure thats Thompson? He isn't wearing the black rockstar helmet, and those look like Rock River graphics. It looks like Joey Peters or someone.

Hank_Thrill

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7/23/2012 7:11 PM

Looks like the bike kept him from slamming into the ground.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. ~ Samuel Johnson

Drew580

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7/23/2012 7:12 PM

stash124 wrote: Are you 100% sure thats Thompson? He isn't wearing the black rockstar helmet, and those look like Rock River graphics. It looks like Joey Peters or someone.

Ya I don't think thats Thompson. The is wearing a Bell helmet I think and the graphics do look like Rock River

Hank_Thrill

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7/23/2012 7:14 PM

tobz wrote: Goes to show how quick those guys are moving, everything looks fairly mellow until they hit the ground, then it puts shit in perspective!

Amen to that!

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. ~ Samuel Johnson

mx510

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7/23/2012 7:38 PM

While that is not Cole Thompson, very gnarly wreck non the less.

Go Hawks!

WillyB

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7/23/2012 8:06 PM

Another difference between the pro's and the rest of us. They even know how to crash professionally. Tuck n Roll, Tuck n roll....

cougar1

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7/23/2012 8:18 PM

stash124 wrote: Are you 100% sure thats Thompson? He isn't wearing the black rockstar helmet, and those look like Rock River graphics. It looks like Joey Peters or someone.

Drew580 wrote: Ya I don't think thats Thompson. The is wearing a Bell helmet I think and the graphics do look like Rock River

You guys are right, it is Joey Peters

mattbmx63

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7/23/2012 8:57 PM

WillyB, That screenshot is scary to say the least

Trauma

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7/24/2012 3:03 AM

Hank_Thrill wrote: Looks like the bike kept him from slamming into the ground.

Yea it did, lucky for him because he would have hit his head pretty hard there.

jleews6

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7/24/2012 4:15 AM

Damn that was a hard crash. I hope the kid is OK. He has been doing pretty good to running around the top 20.

35smom

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7/24/2012 5:31 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/24/2012 5:45 AM

Hes fine. Took a footpeg to the back, and was pretty banged up. Raced the 2nd moto. He said what most amazed him was the crowd cheering for him when he got up. Still are great fans out there!
Wow. Lucky thats all that happened.

Crush

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7/24/2012 5:44 AM

Wow! That was duuuuuuuuuurty!

2015 MXGP - People seem to think RV is only good at RedBud and all the GPs are Lommel.

Cheers, Crush

rocrac

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7/24/2012 6:16 AM

35smom wrote: Hes fine. Took a footpeg to the back, and was pretty banged up. Raced the 2nd moto. He said what most amazed him was the crowd cheering for him when he got up. Still are great fans out there!
Wow. Lucky thats all that happened.

Glad he is OK Amy...that was gnarly.

35smom

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7/24/2012 7:39 AM

35smom wrote: Hes fine. Took a footpeg to the back, and was pretty banged up. Raced the 2nd moto. He said what most amazed him was the crowd cheering for him when he got up. Still are great fans out there!
Wow. Lucky thats all that happened.

rocrac wrote: Glad he is OK Amy...that was gnarly.

Thanks Sean. Kinda wish I never saw it tho...

ti473

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7/24/2012 9:34 AM

that could have been the lowest front flip that was ever landed.... almost...

BobbyM

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7/24/2012 11:31 AM

mx is hard enough...why make it harder riding an unstable scooter?

"Just wait til SX hits the eastern part of the series...JS7 will dominate"

35smom

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7/24/2012 12:36 PM

BobbyM wrote: mx is hard enough...why make it harder riding an unstable scooter?

Bobby...unlike many my son LIKES his Yamahas. Especially the 450. Everyone crashes. The problem is theres only 2 or 3 Yamahas in every class, so that makes their crashes more noticable. Make sense?
He also doesnt BLAME his mistakes on other things. He said this crash was his fault.

72kiteboarder

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7/24/2012 7:37 PM

Was it his bike foot peg or the guy passing him? I never saw when his could have hit him in the back.

Craze

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7/24/2012 7:50 PM

slipdog wrote: The Honda that came down right before him hit the same bump but didn't tuck the front wheel.

Peter's bike get's severe head shake just before he crashes !!

The older I get, the faster I was

BR_HERO

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7/24/2012 8:02 PM

WillyB wrote: Another difference between the pro's and the rest of us. They even know how to crash professionally. Tuck n Roll, Tuck n roll....

Glad he's ok. That's gnarly.

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