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Old 08 January 2005, 16:56   #1
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Looks like the emergency services are doing a great job with nobody hurt or worse reported

Watched some news footage earlier saw a red rib cruising down a street full of water doing the rescue rounds, best watch ur prop on those bus shelters + street bins eh boys
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Old 08 January 2005, 17:33   #2
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If you watch the clip on BBC, you see a rib bounce as the lower leg connects with something - a bollard???
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If you watch the clip on BBC, you see a rib bounce as the lower leg connects with something - a bollard???
Edit: boring thumbnails replaced with exiting video footage (media player) link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/news_web...73_nb_16x9.asx
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If you watch the clip on BBC, you see a rib bounce as the lower leg connects with something - a bollard???
It looks like it catches something, or he's just pulled the kill cord! I was always told that your boat draws very little when on the plane!
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