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Old 08-12-2005, 11:22 PM
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Just saw on the evening news that a twin step Top Gun went up on the rocks at metro beach. Some injuries were reported. Anyone know more?
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There was a thread over on the Lake St Clair network (www.lakestclair.net) - news story I saw said the boat hit the rock breakwall, then launched 100+ feet onto the beach, *clearing* a 3 ft fence on the way!

Happened at night after they left Jack's Waterfront - cops said "alcohol was likely a factor". Story is the guy saw another boat in front of him, swerved and hit the beach.

Here's the news story from our local "boat-hating" TV station: http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/4846083/detail.html

More to come, I'm sure...
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Ouch, that's gonna leave a mark..or several of them.
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a lil duct tape from Jeffy and some wax good as new
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notice no pictures of the outdrives on that news report dem pupies are toast.

hey , this could be the begining of a new sport , kinda like pole vaulting ,

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come on reggie , we know you can beat 100 feet , hell , you already got a 3 foot advantage
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Hey, I know Pole Vaulting - I Jumped in HS. Managed to win Districts

But this isn't funny, WTF happened??
I know that area.
Alcohol was involved? I'm getting pretty tired of alcohol being blamed for anything that goes wrong. Sounds like an accident to me. Someone went the wrong way, and someone else tried to get the hell out of the way of the idiot.
I hope no one was hurt.
That had to be one Helluva ride - I've launched off a 4-5 roller, but never a breakwall.
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ouch!!
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*Rumor* and I stress, rumor, has it the guy blew a .25. I think the cops are just waiting to verify who was driving...
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OK - at .25
a factor
Still hope no one was injured. Although, with a ride like that....you can only hope for the best.
Hope everyone is OK.
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.25....that's going to leave more of a mark than the breakwall did!!!

There is just no reason for getting that drunk and putting other people's lives at risk.
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