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#1 Dan Martland

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 11:22 AM

Check out my epic fail!

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#2 Alfeo Dixon SOC

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 12:13 PM

Ouch! Crunch! Where was your spotter?!?! Did you scout the path out completely and then just kept going?

I hope you and your rig came out of it ok, but this is a classic mistake that we are all guilty of usually only once!

1) ALWAYS have a spotter, refry to Emerson incident.

2) Scout out the path before you rehearse or shoot... take two is always easier to get to when everything and everybody is still working.

If you have not scouted past a certain path and the director wants you to keep shooting, think about it first... is this an event that could cause danger by preceding? Is this a once-in-a-life-time shot... cause it very well could be your very last shot ever.

Fly Safe for the sake of the next take!
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#3 Caleb Ennis

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 12:47 PM

Wow! Epic is the word...

Another good reason to have insurance!

Hope everything is alright
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#4 Blake Waldock

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Posted 25 May 2011 - 08:46 AM

There are parts of my body I didn't know I had, that are hurting in sympathy!

Hope all's okay!
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