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Australian Surfer Injured as Dolphin Slams Into Him
Jakarta Global Post ^ | 3/17

Posted on 03/17/2014 3:56:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A surfer in Australia was airlifted to hospital Monday after a dolphin slammed into him as he was riding a wave at a remote beach.

The 27-year-old man was on his body board, or boogie board, at Bawley Point, 250 kilometres (155 miles) south of Sydney, when the collision occurred.

"He has come over a wave and as he did so, a dolphin has come through and hit him in the pelvic area," New South Wales Ambulance duty operations manager Wayne Dunlop said.

(Excerpt) Read more at globalpost.com ...


TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Sports
KEYWORDS: australia; collision; dolphin; ouch

1 posted on 03/17/2014 3:56:37 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Forgive me, but, I chuckled.

How’s the dolphin doing?


2 posted on 03/17/2014 4:23:17 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: nickcarraway

“and hit him in the pelvic area”

Now that has to hurt.


3 posted on 03/17/2014 4:29:43 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: nickcarraway

Flippernado


4 posted on 03/17/2014 4:30:39 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: nickcarraway

Sounds like a bad accident. I don’t think it was done on porpoise....


5 posted on 03/17/2014 4:30:46 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: nickcarraway

“Hey, I was swimmin’ here!”


6 posted on 03/17/2014 4:33:44 PM PDT by PLMerite
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To: nickcarraway

Sign up the dolphin as an NFL free safety.


7 posted on 03/17/2014 4:38:55 PM PDT by lurk
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

The dolphin went to one of the many Dolphin Hospitals that they cleverly constructed on the ocean floor with their greater-than-human intelligence the libs are always going on about. I’m sure you can call them and ask.

Do your best impression of Cousin Itt.


8 posted on 03/17/2014 4:40:23 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: nickcarraway

Better than getting slammed by a Great White.


9 posted on 03/17/2014 4:42:21 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: nickcarraway

Apparently the surfer was unaware that dolphins have the right of way.


10 posted on 03/17/2014 4:42:38 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: nickcarraway

My Wave!!!!

One jumped over me when I was paddling out at Black’s Beach.....scared the you know what outta me...kinda surprised this doesn’t happen more often.


11 posted on 03/17/2014 4:43:49 PM PDT by wxgesr (I wanna new drug....)
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To: nickcarraway

Dolphins are BIG fish! I had one jab me in the ribs and break a few. They are playful but they can hit damned hard.


12 posted on 03/17/2014 4:44:48 PM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

“The dolphin went to one of the many Dolphin Hospitals that they cleverly constructed on the ocean floor with their greater-than-human intelligence the libs are always going on about. I’m sure you can call them and ask.

Do your best impression of Cousin Itt.”

ROFLMAO!!!


13 posted on 03/17/2014 4:45:21 PM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: CodeToad

8^D


14 posted on 03/17/2014 5:01:55 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: nickcarraway

“Come at me, Bro!”


15 posted on 03/17/2014 5:04:15 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: nickcarraway

obamacare is on it or why we’re all F*****

http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/V00-Y99/W50-W64/W56-/#W56.02


16 posted on 03/17/2014 5:36:28 PM PDT by waynesa98
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To: wxgesr

I had something similar happen too when I was boggie boarding some sizable waves near Hazard’s Canyon on the Central Coast of CA. I’d just kicked into and caught a wave, dropped over the ledge, and a BIG dolphin blasted out of the face of the wave about 10 or 15 feet in front of me and soared oven me and the lip of the breaking wave. Dolphins are Master Wave Riders- no one get hit in the pelvis by accident.


17 posted on 03/17/2014 6:17:47 PM PDT by zadox (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. Reagan)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Sounds like a bad accident. I don’t think it was done on porpoise....

18 posted on 03/17/2014 6:23:22 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: zadox
Dolphins are Master Wave Riders- no one get hit in the pelvis by accident.

Yep.

19 posted on 03/17/2014 6:23:22 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: nickcarraway

Paging Hank Hill.


20 posted on 03/17/2014 6:23:22 PM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: nickcarraway

Right of way signs ... yield signs necessary. Sounds like government intervention is required to save thousands of lives and serious injury.


21 posted on 03/17/2014 6:31:00 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (WWP and Paralyed Veterans Assoc. doing the work the U.S. Veterans Administration won't do!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

You’re in the lead.


22 posted on 03/17/2014 6:43:37 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: nickcarraway

“The force has been enough to tear the patient’s wetsuit.”

I was riding my cycle down Highway 3 when a dolphin leaped out of a Mustang convertible and slammed into my pelvic area. I had a wetsuit then, and it was torn, too.


23 posted on 03/17/2014 6:47:10 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Defiant
"You’re in the lead."

By the cete of my pants ;-)

24 posted on 03/17/2014 6:51:50 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: CodeToad
Dolphins are BIG fish!

They're not fish. They're mammals. They breast feed.

Oops, I shouldn't let any freepers know about that. They think it's bad.

25 posted on 03/17/2014 6:58:59 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Joe 6-pack

Ok, that one was a stretch....


26 posted on 03/17/2014 7:09:34 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: ladyjane

Yeah, I know they are mammals.


27 posted on 03/17/2014 7:46:06 PM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: CodeToad

I figured you did. I call them fish too. But it’s St. Paddy’s day and I wanted to tweak the freepers who hate anything to do with breastfeeding. LOL

Interesting, everything I type the word freepers the autocorrect changes it to freezers or creepers.


28 posted on 03/17/2014 7:55:10 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: nickcarraway

Dude, look out for the locals


29 posted on 03/17/2014 7:58:39 PM PDT by representativerepublic (...loose lips, sink ships)
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To: Cyber Liberty

ROFL


30 posted on 03/17/2014 9:36:05 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: nickcarraway

31 posted on 03/17/2014 9:42:31 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ladyjane

“But it’s St. Paddy’s day and I wanted to tweak the freepers who hate anything to do with breastfeeding. LOL

Interesting, everything I type the word freepers the autocorrect changes it to freezers or creepers.

lol. Mine does that, too. “Freep” = “Creep”.


32 posted on 03/18/2014 8:07:21 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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