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First X Games death - what, if anything, should change?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ringer, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. ringer

    ringer Member

    Snowmobile rider Caleb Moore died today, a week after crashing on a trick at the X Games.

    What, if anything, do you think will change?
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    We need to outlaw snowmobiles.
  3. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Or at least have strict snowmobiles-control laws, including outlawing the snowmobile show loophole.
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Should probably ban the X Games too.

    But that's got nothing to do with this guy killing himself.
  5. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    People have heart attacks and die on golf courses. Fuck worrying. Shit happens.
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    if we outlawed snowmobiles, only outlaws would have snowmobiles, and the terrorists would surely win
  7. Pilot

    Pilot Active Member

    This year's X Games got to be hard to watch, there were so many injuries. Every TV session this year began with an update on how the previous day's hospital visitors were doing. Then you have stuff like a riderless snowmobile plowing into the crowd after a crash, a crash that happened in part because the guy had never ridden a snowmobile before, and it felt even worse. I don't know what the answer is, but the whole thing was feeling a bit sick.
  8. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Why don't we ban competitive skiing first?

    Seems to kill a lot more athletes.


  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Maybe not use motorized non-flight vehicles in a way that involves them flying?
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Parents need to stop letting their kids learn how to snowmobile.
  11. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    All decisions about everything need to be centralized. That's the only way.
  12. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I totally agree.
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