What injuries have you got from riding?

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  1. Serraph

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    What injuries have you got from riding?   

     Considering what you guys and Sodder have done I feel lucky getting off with just one broken wrist and an bruise the size and shape of South America on my shin (most likely also a small fracture to said shin bone).

    Wish I could say that my injuries haven't slowed me down but they have. It would be different if I had an office job; no pressing need for mobility there.

  2. big_matt

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    2 concussions
    Broken shoulder
    Cartilage damage in knee for which the operation has kept me out 18 months now.

    Not too bad overall for about 15 years on snow.

  3. dan the man

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    kaston said:  holy shit. i'm guessing you went too far rider's right in VD and got cliffed out?

     

    No just landed wrong off a drop and sat down...right onto a tree stump with a small tough pointy part. Fuck it hurt so much for weeks/months after.

    Big_matt what are those boards in your avatar?

  4. MikeHoncho

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    What injuries have you got from riding?   

    Here it goes...In order over the last 23 years.

    1. broken right ankle
    2. broken left thumb
    3. broken right thumb
    4. chip tail bone w/ concussion
    5. AC separation w/ compound fractured collar bone
    6. pressure brake of two bottom front teeth w/ concussion
    7. fracture of left orbital (eye socket)
    8. Compressed disk in back
    9. slight tear of the lateral medial meniscus (left knee)
    10. Left knee Patella dislocation with severe bone bruise (last year)

    but the worst injury I've seen was a guy I know slam his face into his knee off a 20 foot cliff. They were picking pieces of his teeth out of his knee in the hospital.    

  5. Hip Bag

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    All I've really had is a concussion, and a fucked up back from landing on my ass really hard from really high up.

  6. dan the man

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     MikeHoncho

    'sending it deep for 23 years!'

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    It was pretty warm the one day i was riding a few day's ago so we decided to do a few runs in just tee shirts. hit this kicker these kids built up next to a tree and one of the branches got me pretty good. Looked down and there was blood staining my shirt. Gashed my arm up pretty good definitely gonna have a big ass scar there for awhile.  

  8. caponerobert

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     hit my head and broke my elbow yesterday
    seperate falls :(

  9. num9boarder

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     Early season this year I cracked my helmet on a rock poking through the snow. Next 5 days of the trip it was hard to breath deep because of the whip-lash

  10. soulslider

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     got submarined on a stump doing some tree stuff at Smuggs, seriously thought I broke my leg. Thing swelled up like a mofo when I got back to the condo and took my boot off. This is 2 days later when the bruising set in. Only missed 1 day of riding.

  11. pete_moss

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     I suffer from self-inflicted EBA (extremely bruised ass) almost every time I get out. I'm always trying to jump off stupid shit and then I bust up my ass. But the only way to get better is to fail first. Fortunately, I haven't suffered any real injuries on the mountain yet.

    Side note: I saw three people go out on stretchers yesterday at Bromley. That's the most I've ever seen in one day.

  12. MikeHoncho

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    mikehoncho said: Here it goes...In order over the last 23 years.
    1. broken right ankle
    2. broken left thumb
    3. broken right thumb
    4. chip tail bone w/ concussion
    5. AC separation w/ compound fractured collar bone
    6. pressure brake of two bottom front teeth w/ concussion
    7. fracture of left orbital (eye socket)
    8. Compressed disk in back
    9. slight tear of the lateral medial meniscus (left knee)
    10. Left knee Patella dislocation with severe bone bruise (last year)
    but the worst injury I've seen was a guy I know slam his face into his knee off a 20 foot cliff. They were picking pieces of his teeth out of his knee in the hospital.    

     

    Adding "sprained middle finger" to the list...  

  13. MikeHoncho

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    Damn...looks like the season may be over for me. AC Separation and some possible cracked ribs thanks to a toe side euro carve gone bad on Sierra Cement in Mammoth. This is the 2nd AC Seperation for my left shoulder...Last one was surgery with four pins and four months of rehab.

    Meet with Ortho later this week to set the strategy. Hopefully it won't be that bad and I can get some pow towards the end of March. Getting old sucks...      

  14. Wes Bourne

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    mikehoncho said: Damn...looks like the season may be over for me. AC Separation and some possible cracked ribs thanks to a toe side euro carve gone bad on Sierra Cement in Mammoth. This is the 2nd AC Seperation for my left shoulder...Last one was surgery with four pins and four months of rehab.
    Meet with Ortho later this week to set the strategy. Hopefully it won't be that bad and I can get some pow towards the end of March. Getting old sucks...      

     

    Fack that sucks!

    Honcho injury fire sale in 3, 2, 1...

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    Serious vibes! Hopefully it won't require surgery and you'll be back in a month or six weeks...

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    vibes man, that sucks, I have 2 blown out AC joints myself, might have to have surgery on one at the end of this season. #teamold

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     dang :(

  18. MikeHoncho

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    wes-bourne said:

    mikehoncho said: Damn...looks like the season may be over for me. AC Separation and some possible cracked ribs thanks to a toe side euro carve gone bad on Sierra Cement in Mammoth. This is the 2nd AC Seperation for my left shoulder...Last one was surgery with four pins and four months of rehab.
    Meet with Ortho later this week to set the strategy. Hopefully it won't be that bad and I can get some pow towards the end of March. Getting old sucks...      

     
    Fack that sucks!
    Honcho injury fire sale in 3, 2, 1...

     

    LOL....maybe the Marilyn. Bitch did me wrong on our 2nd date.

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    Sorry to hear - that blows, Honcho! If you're like the rest of us assholes, you'll tape that shit up and try to gut it out through at least part of the season anyway. Depending on what your Ortho says, and if he'll flow you any good pharmaceuticals to manage the pain.

  20. NatasKaput

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    What injuries have you got from riding?   

     just dislocated my hip and 3 ribs day after chirtmas

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    Two cracked ribs and a dislocated shoulder so far this season.

    I've had about a dozen more injuries through riding, but none as serious as my 80-foot overshoot to flat that resulted in a concussion, broken humerus, broken clavicle, three broken ribs, one of which punctured a lung. Out for three days in an induced coma, leading to years of pain and the inevitable weight gain.

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    nataskaput said:  just dislocated my hip and 3 ribs day after chirtmas

     

    the ribs I get, but I have to ask - how did you dislocate your hip?

  23. dkimxd

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    broke my wrist on the 31st. just takin it easy on the hill i guess for the next 6 weeks

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    What injuries have you got from riding?   

    I fully separated my AC a few years back, no more ligaments holding it together. Was a grade 4 on the doctors scale. Only thing that could have been worse is broken clavicle. Had to get surgery and pins placed in my shoulder. Weirdest feeling when it happened though, heard a felt a loud pop but after not a ton of pain, just felt like my shoulder was floating. Also have dislocated both of my shoulders a couple times.

    Other than that I haven't had to much thank goodness.  

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     this is a scary thread, i don't wanna know!

  26. MikeHoncho

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    So, turns out my AC is not separated. MRI and XRays shows a left shoulder Labrum tear and three cracked ribs...

    Surgery is optional at this point. I hope to be back on snow by the first week in Feb. Anyone know if there's a good shoulder brace for a labrum tear?

  27. Lomax

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    What injuries have you got from riding?   

     ask spenser

  28. kimchijajonshim

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    What injuries have you got from riding?   

    I got a concussion and lost the ability to form new memories for about six hours. I was like the guy from Memento, it was pretty nuts. I kept asking the same questions over and over again, my brain was on loop. My buddies wrote me a FAQ on a legal pad of all the questions I had:

    "Yes you already went to the doctor.

    "Yes we gave them your insurance card.

    "Yes, you can go to sleep.

    "That guy in the hoody's name is Sang, you've never him before."

    I wish I'd kept it but the thing's lost to the ages.

    Also busted a rib. Not sure if it was broken or bruised, but definitely fucked it up for a few good weeks.

    Lot of minor scrapes and bruises here and there, but I've gotten pretty lucky all in all.

  29. MEMPHIS

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    Broken ribs.

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    Mostly bunch of small injuries because I don't have big enough hole in my head to do crazy shit and I'm too old to try almost anything on rails. Still couple of big ones.

    2009 I broke ACL on my left knee when I over shot smallish (30 ft) jump by at least half. Didn't even hurt so much but the rehab after the surgery is a biaatch. Takes 6 months before you can really do anything except walk and those exercises they give you.

    2013 I broke my tibia to 8 pieces. I came one boardlength short on a big kicker (60 ft) in Austria. Spend 10 days in a hospital in small Austrian village. Longest days of my life because EVERYTHING in there is in germany, magazines, tv is dubbed in germany, people speak only germany (not everybody) and I don't really speak germany. I ended up with no touch sense under my knee, lost ability to move my ankle (my toes still move a bit) and enough steel to open a small hardwarestore.

    Still hurts on my knee and I have to use tape and knee support when I ride. But the great news is that couple of days ago (almost exactly 22 months later) I started jumping a again. Sraight airs and BS1s on a 30ft jump. Thats already made up my winter. But I think there's few BS5s for me too, hopefully next weekend.

    I'm with krazysk8er that this kind of threads are scary but I give hope that even we older dudes can get back on board after injuries. After the ACL I came back with a vengeance and my riding got A LOT better than before even if I had like 15 years riding before that. This later injury may stopped my progression but for now it feels great to be riding somewhat normal way.

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