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Old 07-14-2002, 09:09 PM
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Exclamation I met the "Agony of Defeat" guy!!!

He's out here in Colorado, attending a Racing School that I run. His name is Moose Barrows, and he's a really great guy, now about 60 years old. He still skis, and lives in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Believe it or not, his only injury in that (awesome) crash was a dislocated hip, and he was skiing again 8 weeks later! Even though he looks like a rag doll in the footage, he was not knocked out, and remembers most of the crash. The bummer part is that, because the crash occurred during the 1968 Olympics, the footage belonged to the Olympic Committee and they sold it to ABC. He never got a penny for it's use.
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I remember that show.....that crash was really something.....
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That's pretty neat Chuck! Did you get our message today? I think we came up with a cool solution to our problem. Hopefully Paul will be wet Tuesday!
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Does anyone know where I can get a copy of the clip where Mr. Agony smashes into the hay-bales? We want to use it at an informal meeting.
please email [email protected]
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Old 09-14-2005, 10:11 PM
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WOW, Your first post is on a three year old thread. How in the world did you dig this up? Any way welcome aboard.

BTW, That would suck being know as the "agony of defeat guy" poor Moose
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LMAO!! Chuck........You kill me!! Going out this weekend?
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what kills me is I read a thread I don't look at the date, and then I see a post from Troutly and for a second think, oh my he's back and then I look at the date
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what kills me is I read a thread I don't look at the date, and then I see a post from Troutly and for a second think, oh my he's back and then I look at the date
where did he go? did i miss something?
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Old 09-15-2005, 09:03 AM
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what kills me is I read a thread I don't look at the date, and then I see a post from Troutly and for a second think, oh my he's back and then I look at the date
I did the EXACT same thing! (then I looked at the date to be sure, and... ) Before the java kicks in I can be a bit slow...
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Old 09-15-2005, 09:24 AM
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Ms, Math,

Yeah, what did I miss.. were is Troutly?

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