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    Default Phelper down.

    Fucking harsh, I truly hope he is ok. Skateboarding needs Jake Phelps.

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    He'll be fine, few broken bones at most. Slam was so brutal though

    Didn't know Pehlps still got down like that skating, fair play that hill was a beast

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    Default Re: Phelper down.

    That wasn't even that bad.
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    Default Re: Phelper down.

    I dunno... unconscious with blood coming from your head isn't good

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    Yeah - just saw it on Chico Brenes' Insta - looks pretty bad.
    hugo - he's 50 +

    There's another insta of a guy hitting a stationary police car during the same hill bomb (I think) and flying through the air like a rag doll.

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    Here's the kid hitting the stationary cop car

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWbh_-klDY8/

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    It looks really fucking bad actually - just followed the Slap thread to this

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWb8bQmlNQp/

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    Not saying the cops are in the right here but who the fuck goes down the hill when there's car parked at the bottom

    EDIT: I didn't see the shoulder nudge, that's pretty fucked
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    If you took that slam at 20 you'd be feeling like a 50 year old for weeks after. Hate to think how an actual 50+ year old is gonna feel. Fair play to him. At least he backs up his skate or die attitude
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    Phelps skates, he has the time on board to back up being an opinionated turd, so I genuinely hope he's ok.

    I love that the top end for skating keeps getting pushed further and further. There are about 10 or so skaters I know of locally in Melbourne in their mid/late 50s skating multiple times a week.

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    The slam itself really didn't look too bad to me but clearly the result speaks for itself.

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    always the lesser looking slams that end up being the absolute worst init. grim

    shoulder shove on that kid is fucking grotesque. ACAB
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    Default Re: Phelper down.

    Looked pretty rough to me, I've bombed that hill many times it's real fast, video makes it look mellower. He bonked his melon multiple times there

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    Shit, hope he's alright.
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    I love that the top end for skating keeps getting pushed further and further. There are about 10 or so skaters I know of locally in Melbourne in their mid/late 50s skating multiple times a week.
    Fuck yeah, makes me really happy too.
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    He was able to raise his arm getting in the ambulance:

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BWbxmjMDkTa/

    Hopefully that's a good sign?!

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