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Broken ankle

Postby rightguard » Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:29 am

So I helped a guy out of the water today that broke his ankle. I guess he was riding strappless and just landed bad.

My real question is... Do strappless riders see broken ankles? I wouldn't have thought so before today but now it really makes me think what is worse TT or strapless?

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Re: Broken ankle

Postby tautologies » Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:59 am

I would assume straps...or even worse...1 strap.

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Re: Broken ankle

Postby FabsPH » Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:43 am

broke leg an ACL with straps, strapless hurts like hell...
Hey Tut, I could totally see broken ankles with the super sticky wax happen.
Hurts just thinking about it... foot stuck, leg and body moving forward after a double back 360 grab no hand kite loop handle pass toe side blind sticky ma jig

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Re: Broken ankle

Postby rightguard » Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:09 pm

I would have thought straps would be worse until I saw this plus there was a guy on the beach that had done the same thing...

I was thinking if the board falls away from you and then you land on it, maybe that is worse than having a hard strapped landing.

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Re: Broken ankle

Postby edt » Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:26 pm

best way to break an ankle strapless is shallow water lose the board, land on the bottom BAM


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