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Message 7573 (29. Dec. 2008 23:16) (All next previous)

joe90 (videos by joe90) (pictures by joe90)
help, how to order?
: : my arm is healed! only 6 weeks before i can sk8. wont start on bowls. the dr. said these guards are best but its not US.
: So you are rid of your cast now? Congratulations! That's really great!
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: : can anyone help me to order? i want to make sure they fit. my bf speaks french so maybe he can help. my wrist is 5 1/8th inches around.
: They obviously don't send their stuff to the US. Germany is an option, so I could act as a proxy.
: As important as protection wear is (by all means never skate without!) I firmly believe that proper falling technique is more important still (I know I shouldn't talk about this since my technique is under-developed at best). If you can land properly on your knee pads and slide it out. the impact on your body is the lowest possible. I even saw some inline skater doing very rad stuff and skating big ramps without any protection wear. It wasn't the case that they didn't fall at all, but they had a technique of sliding it out on their behind.

Completely agree with you on that one MrB, learning to bail too your knees is the best protection you can have.I see a lot of padless skaters run out of a bail but Ben Johnson on a bender couldnt run out of a 6' air bail but you can slide on your knees at any speed.
Great to hear your wing is nearly ready for flight again Claudine,you've been to hell and back and never lost the faith.Much respect to you.Eagerly awaiting your return vid/pic posts.Big thumbs up to you girl.

cheers joe
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