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Iluvposies
Republic, PA
(Zone 6a)

August 21, 2006
1:01 AM

Post #2642686

I liked this and thought someone else might also. Melinda

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music2keep
Peterstown, WV
(Zone 6a)

August 21, 2006
1:58 AM

Post #2642852

Now that looks like a lot of fun!!

Joey
speckledpig
Satsuma, AL
(Zone 8b)

August 21, 2006
3:30 AM

Post #2643153

Nice lighting on the, eh, flying body. :)
esw
Haydenville, MA
(Zone 5a)

August 22, 2006
12:29 AM

Post #2645851

Nice shot...did he survive? If she is standing that water looks pretty shallow and a dive a bit risky!!
Iluvposies
Republic, PA
(Zone 6a)

August 22, 2006
12:41 AM

Post #2645896

esw, you are right! it was risky.there was a very small deep pool surrounded by huge rocks under the surface and the kids all stood on the perimeter of the pool. MOST PEOPLE JUST JUMP BUT THIS KID against most of the spectaors advice, just had to do it. No one followed his form however, but they were all quite impressed. Did we take those kind of risks when we were kids?
esw
Haydenville, MA
(Zone 5a)

August 23, 2006
1:30 AM

Post #2649644

Hmmmm. Lots of float trips/canoeing on rivers as a kid w/neighborhood groups - whitewater etc...It was impressed upon us to scout the area extremely well before jumping/diving off rope swings - weren't exactly close to any emergency care.
Of course, if my parents knew half of the stuff we used to do in various circumstances...amazing we survive to adulthood isn't it?
Iluvposies
Republic, PA
(Zone 6a)

August 23, 2006
2:07 AM

Post #2649779

amen
jab91864
Northern Michigan, MI
(Zone 5a)

August 27, 2006
1:20 PM

Post #2664204

Great pic but the kid diving scared the crap out of me !!!

~Julie
Iluvposies
Republic, PA
(Zone 6a)

August 28, 2006
12:49 PM

Post #2667404

I know Julie, but I promise he's okay
MiniSchnuz
New Iberia, LA
(Zone 9a)

August 28, 2006
2:42 PM

Post #2667683

Great pix! I won't let my kids do that! Too risky!
beare
Commerce, TX
(Zone 7b)

October 4, 2007
2:33 PM

Post #4047810

My mouth fell open when I saw this picture. It is the same image I carry in memory of my own childhood and of some childhood friends. I was the kid diving and getting hurt was not a concern (it should have been) but when we were still growing a brain was the time for such risk... Thanks for sharing the photo !

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