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Russian Zorb accident
Khel
Brisbane, Queensland
20517 posts
Haven't seen anyone mention this yet, so I figured it was worth a post. Zorbing is that stupid thing where you get inside a giant inflatable rubber ball and roll down a hill. Except in russia you do it down a ski slope, on the side of a mountain, with nothing to stop you going off, and the inevitable tragic accident occured. One of the guys in the ball died and the other ended up seriously injured.

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Ospi
Brisbane, Queensland
369 posts
"Oh fiddle sticks", they said.
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DeadlyDav0
Brisbane, Queensland
3331 posts
lol. Did a zorb ride as a kid in NZ, good but expensive fun.
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D-Sub
Brisbane, Queensland
238 posts
He must be rolling in his grave
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ravn0s
Brisbane, Queensland
16497 posts
in soviet russia, zorb rolls you.
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Dazhel
Gold Coast, Queensland
5587 posts
I feel so guilty now for laughing at that.
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Khel
Brisbane, Queensland
20520 posts
I feel so guilty now for laughing at that


Yeah, it kind of starts off as one of those "Oh those crazy russians, whatever will they do next" type videos, then two guys are bouncing down a mountain, crashing into rocks, in an inflatable ball.

Still, oh those crazy russians, whatever will they do next.
12:08am 12/01/13 Permalink
Whoop
Brisbane, Queensland
21119 posts
why is it that every crazy video is full of russians? Especially videos with people setting themselves on fire and rolling in the snow.
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Trauma
Melbourne, Victoria
3039 posts
why is it that every crazy video is full of russians? Especially videos with people setting themselves on fire and rolling in the snow.

Vodka.
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Taipan
USA
3994 posts
Aparently they arent sure if the injured man will bounce back.
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Jim
UK
13167 posts
f***** hell you'd have to have some balls to pull a stunt like that
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IVY_MiKe
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
1365 posts
Many lols being had ITT.
06:19am 12/01/13 Permalink
3x0dus
Townsville, Queensland
1699 posts
Missing dash cam.
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Herron
Brisbane, Queensland
172 posts
All that video did was left me feeling deflated.
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copuis
Brisbane, Queensland
3660 posts
i love how the puns keep rolling in
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Obes
Brisbane, Queensland
9891 posts
Gravity ... who knew.
09:49am 12/01/13 Permalink
jaydub
Gold Coast, Queensland
118 posts
looks like a ball
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jaydub
Gold Coast, Queensland
120 posts
The Emergencies Ministry said both men were ejected from the zorb as it tumbled and they landed on the snow about 10 meters (30 feet) apart after having rolled about 1.5 kilometers (a mile). Still conscious and able to stand, they were rescued by two skiers, who then pulled both men up to the top of the hill. Burakov suffered serious spinal injuries and died on the way to the hospital. Shcherbakov suffered a concussion and other injuries and remains hospitalized.

Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/01/09/one-dead-one-injured-in-russian-zorbing-accident/#ixzz2HiXFT500


Full story here Link
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fpot
Gold Coast, Queensland
22068 posts
You could almost say they were in a giant out of control ball rolling down a mountain, and that they died.
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Whoop
Brisbane, Queensland
21126 posts
The Emergencies Ministry said both men were ejected from the zorb as it tumbled and they landed on the snow about 10 meters (30 feet) apart after having rolled about 1.5 kilometers (a mile).
So they didn't actually die from going over a cliff, they died because they were hurled out of the zorb? Or were their injuries a result of them smashing into each other inside the ball?
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arkter
Gold Coast, Queensland
1119 posts
why is it that every crazy video is full of russians? Especially videos with people setting themselves on fire and rolling in the snow.


Nothing else to do.
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qmass
Queensland
10472 posts
two skiers pulled two dudes 1.5K up a bloody mountain? s***, if the dude with spinal injuries didn't already have nerve damage he sure as s*** snapped what was left in there...
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