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havocangel
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Member Since: 19th Jun 2005
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Posted:So I've had my first accident friday, luckly nobody was hurt.
I was spinning on friday, about half way into my routine when a chain snaps on me.

Thermal expansion due to the night time heat caused a link in my chain to expand and come loose. A flaming burning kevlar fireball flies out and hits me in the chest. We got them put out and set them aside. I'm ordering replacement chains this week so I should be burning again soon. I'm upset that my poi is broken but, definatly glad that myself nor anyone else was injured by the mishap. No property was damaged either.


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Mr Majestik
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Posted:thats not a ruined safety record! it didnt even go TOWARD the audience!

 Written by: havocangel

Thermal expansion due to the night time heat caused a link in my chain to expand and come loose.



it couldnt have been because of the heat from the ball of fire could it? no no no, must've been the warm night time heat umm ubblol tongue

glad to hear no one got hurt(besides your chest) and it was well handled, definatly not a blemish on your record.


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havocangel
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Member Since: 19th Jun 2005
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Posted:Heh, accually I didn't get burned either. I've got a great safety luckly. It was pretty dry that night too, afterwards we couldn't even find scortch marks around the area where the wicking fell.

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