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Branch in Face - Ouch!

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
http://nypost.com/2017/03/07/i-just-got-impaled-ski-instructor-gets-18-inch-branch-stuck-in-face/
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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
ouch
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
That is why the phase "Look before you leap" was invented Shocked
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He sounds like a totes responsible dude, man.

No dope.
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Best line: 'Hagood — now known on the slopes as “Lipstick” or “Sticky”'
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an Austrian ski guide I know used to say this when asked for tips about tree skiing: 'bend za knees, avoid za trees'
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@jezza123, not a good look

I wonder whether goggles would have resisted penetration if the branch had impacted 15cms further up?

Interesting...


http://youtube.com/v/H_NAt0DBMEs

My experience of these branches is that they are rock-hard sunbleached larch and pine, hardened over decades in low humidity and high summer temps.

So...like a lance through the body.

I do hope that he recovers and has no dental damage. A war-scar might be a stimulus to good dinner-time 'injury tally' conversations but anything more I hope he avoids....
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