I restore the Balance
Posted On:3/13/2003 9:42pm
Style: I wear pants
Western Daily Press - 14 August 1999
Karate fan and self-employed motor electrician Ian Norton, 25, was killed by the punchbag he had set up in his new basement flat in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. When he rewired his gym room with new light fittings, electric cables made contact with the metal chains from which the bag hung.
On 7 August 1999, he returned from a night out and gave his cousin a tour of the flat. He put on the lights in the gym, completing a deadly cicuit. When he casually hit the bag, he was floored by 240 volts and died instantly.
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Posted On:3/13/2003 10:12pm
Daily Mail - 17 November 1994
Karate brown belt and Thai boxing enthusiast Scott Kell, 23, lost his balance doing high-kicks and plunged to his death through an open window on the 10th floor of a tower block in salford, Manchester, on 6 July last year.
Posted On:3/13/2003 10:26pm
Style: WC, etc.
Reading FD cause cancer
Posted On:3/13/2003 11:52pm
Style: Muay Thai and boxing
PST, now you mention it, here is the link: www.darwinawards.com
Just throw rock at it and it will go away.
"I would rather admit I am a lousy student than say I am the best, because once you think you are the best, there is no reason to continue learning."
I would pick bag work over masturbating, fighting over sex, and KOing someone over having a orgasm!
Posted On:3/14/2003 10:24am
"Karate brown belt and Thai boxing enthusiast Scott Kell, 23, lost his balance doing high-kicks and plunged to his death through an open window on the 10th floor of a tower block in salford, Manchester, on 6 July last year."
drinking and high kicks don't mix!!
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Taking a break
Posted On:3/14/2003 11:01am
I live about 8 miles away from where that happened. I laughed so much when I read that...
Taking responsibility for my actions since 1989
Posted On:3/14/2003 12:14pm
Style: JKD, BJJ
Really Sam? It sounds a little bit fishy to me -- how could a punching bag conduct? I mean, yeah, the chains would but what was he punching, a metal bag?
Any more details?
(board breaks with a kick)
"Is that it? I feel like I should bow, or have honor or something."
-- Buffy the Vampire Slayer, "Once More, With Feeling"
Edited by - JKDChick on March 14 2003 12:20:18
Monkey Ninjas! Attack!
Posted On:3/14/2003 12:33pm
Maybe it was his only escape from the rain up there ; )
Posted On:3/14/2003 1:54pm
I know a guy who fell two stories because he walked out the window *whilst chasing his girlfriend's cockatoo* that he inadvertently set loose. He survived, but was in a body cast for a while.
Truth is always stranger than fiction.
Posted On:3/14/2003 6:52pm
Thanks for the link FD.
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