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A good but emotive article

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I found this somewhat close to home, its well written so I thought it worth sharing.

http://www.sitezed.com/life-and-death-beyond-the-edge/

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...gulp.
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Wow......

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That is a sobering and thought provoking piece of writing. Everyone should read this.

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Hmm, you'd certainly think twice before accepting an invite to go kayaking with him...

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Chalky723 wrote:Hmm, you'd certainly think twice before accepting an invite to go kayaking with him...

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I read about the first incident some years ago, probably written by the same author, in more depth.

Some years back I had my own incident in the Alps, where I could have died.
I was with friends I had been paddling with for years, we underestimated a spate river.

One of the guys later said to me that it all went wrong because we had stopped being scared.

White water can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a killer. Be aware of the risks and treat it with respect.

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Very very interesting read an eye opener even.
Its an interesting mind set one i dont share but i know there are alot of driven people in the outdoors and adventurous community who have a simular mind sets and dont want to loose their edge in their sports.

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Sadness :-(

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I read that yesterday morning, it's a bit heavy reading at any time let alone a morning. :|

Keep safe out there!

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