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Old 04-22-2011, 02:49 PM
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This could have been a lot worse......


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Old 04-22-2011, 03:30 PM
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Yikes, that was close. I live here in Seattle and didn't catch that on any local news, thanks for sharing.
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Wow...see how the instant he opened the canopy and fresh oxygen entered the vapors blew the sponson open. That could have ended badly. That guy was lucky.
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Wow...see how the instant he opened the canopy and fresh oxygen entered the vapors blew the sponson open. That could have ended badly. That guy was lucky.
I think that guy is a girl.
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Yes, SHE is, and a very talented driver! I hope they can get her boat repaired for the upcoming season. Good luck, Kayleigh!
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I think that guy is a girl.
My bad. Point taken. It's hard to tell with a suit on.
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She's a lucky lady.
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Wow...see how the instant he opened the canopy and fresh oxygen entered the vapors blew the sponson open. That could have ended badly. That guy was lucky.
I noticed that, too. Fires do love oxygen.

The accompanying story said the "damage and injuries could have been worse" but didn't mention that she'd been injured, much less the extent of her injuries. Did I miss something?

Regardless, she escaped. Machines can be replaced.
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does it look like they ran out of extinguisher?
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