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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 06:59 PM
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It is the Dragon atmosphere all over again.... The damm photographer distracted him.....That most definetely is going to leave a mark.....
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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Wolfpack94 View Post
Maybe the guy wanted him to film him riding in on his new bike?
Lol! If that's true I can just imagine the conversation post accident: "Please tell me that you didn't get that on film" "Yeah, I got it all, and I posted it on Youtube" I'd be well pissed off!
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post #13 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 07:36 PM
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Funny as ****, but then on second look as MG mentions - perfectly filmed, a steady pan as the rider falls into the boat, the zoom out at the end, and all the while not a single "oh ****e!" comment from the camera man? Sorry, still funny, but definitely staged.
It's one of the MotoJournal guys. They have some super awesome videos on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MotoJournal. I'm guessing they were filming a segment when this happened. All the guys are awesome riders, and I suggest checking out some of their videos... they're in French, but the riding is so good that it doesn't matter!

Here's one of my favorites that has English subs:

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I think it was staged. What was he gonna do when he got to the garbage cans? There's no room to go around there.

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If if was staged, he has bigger balls than me. That could've easily gone south. Hang on - Why.T.F. would you plough a new bike into a (expensive?) boat and risk serious injury just to make me laugh at you on-line?

I don't think it was staged.

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I don't think it was staged.

Me either. It looks like he hit rather hard too. But man is that great camera work or what!
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Originally Posted by ndirienzo View Post
It's one of the MotoJournal guys...
Well that would make more sense - a professional production that went very wrong. Back to being pretty funny, so long as no one was hurt of course.

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